Category: News

Should we be happy with forex reserve?

The growing foreign exchange reserve with Bangladesh Bank though strength for us but actually it is not a matter of happiness. There is uncertainty of dropping foreign direct investments that in first quarter in the current calendar year it fell over 13 per cent to US$800 million than corresponding period…

Doing business in the pandemic

When Corona’s horrific attack hit China, business friends there repeatedly warned and feared it would spread quickly to Bangladesh and to the world. Personal initiative was in the beginning. I sat with my staff in the first week of February on how to deal with the Corona disaster. Although there…

Potential ceramic sector requires govt support

The growing local ceramic industries which after meeting domestic demands are being exported to over 50 countries across the world is facing multifaceted problems that its export fell by 65 per cent in first six months of the running financial year (FY20). Bangladesh Export Promotion Bureau in its latest statistics…

Ceramic industry needs special economic zone

Ceramics industry is booming in the country with investments multiplying. It is not only exporting quality ceramics products such as floor tiles, tableware and sanitary products but also meeting 80 percent of local demands to save foreign currency otherwise were to be spent for imports. With around Tk220 billion business…