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Govt takes initiatives to solve textiles sector's problems: Gazi

The government will take initiatives to resolve problems existed in the textiles sector considering the sector's importance for development of the country's economy, said Textiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi on Saturday in the city."We would sit together including the ministry of commerce, ministry of finance and other stakeholders...

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Thailand eyes FTA, shipping routes with Bangladesh

Thai Ambassador to Bangladesh Makawadee Sumitmor has said a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) with Bangladesh is under consideration while more cost-effective sea transport routes between the Andaman coast of Thailand and the Bay of Bengal are being explored. The Port Authority of Thailand and the Chittagong Port Authority are...

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Indian, Thai rice export prices ease

Rice export prices in India and Thailand dipped this past week, as domestic currencies weakened and local supplies increased, while nearby Vietnam also saw a drop in rates, reports Reuters.Top exporter India's 5 per cent broken parboiled variety was quoted at $353 to $358 per tonne, down from last week's...

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BGMEA partners with BRAC

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the BRAC Social Compliance Programme Saturday to prevent garment workers from workplace harassment and gender-based violence.The MoU aims to improve the awareness of factory managers and workers about preventing, reporting and taking actions against workplace...

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Nat'l SME Fair begins today

FE REPORT The Ninth National SME Fair 2021 will kick off in the capital today (Sunday).The Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Foundation is organising the 8-day fair at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) aiming to popularise the products of the sector.Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the event virtually.A total...

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Chief of Sonali Bank Limited Chapainawabganj Regional Office Md Kamruzzaman receives a loan recovery cheque

Chief of Sonali Bank Limited Chapainawabganj Regional Office Md Kamruzzaman receives a loan recovery cheque as the chief guest at the camp of recovery of classified loans at the bank's Gomostapur Branch on Saturday

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