January 17, 2022
January 17, 2022

NBR examines scope for tax rebate on sukuk income

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) is examining the scope for giving tax  rebate on the income of individuals who are investing in the shariah-based sukuk bond, said a senior official of the tax...

January 16, 2022
January 16, 2022

Investors wary on bank growth

While big US bank bosses were optimistic on the economic outlook on Friday, pointing to an uptick in some lending businesses and a jump in consumer spending, investors were skeptical on the growth...

January 16, 2022
January 16, 2022

VAT benefit for mobile makers in economic zones, hi-tech parks

Mobile phone manufacturing or assembly plants in hi-tech parks and economic zones will get VAT benefits, according to a recent notification from the National Board of Revenue (NBR).

January 16, 2022
January 16, 2022

More leeway for private ICDs

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has formulated the country’s first-ever comprehensive policy for private inland container depots (ICDs) in order to facilitate their operations and expand...

January 14, 2022
January 14, 2022

Fire safety violations spotted at 979 factories in 2 months

Factory inspection teams have identified fire safety infractions at around 979 units in the past two months.

January 14, 2022
January 14, 2022

Safety in non-RMG factories on the wane

Industrial safety in the non-garment sector has been deteriorating day by day, said the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) yesterday.

January 13, 2022
January 13, 2022

NBR hunts for fake cigarette band rolls

The Customs House Chattogram (CHC) and the VAT Intelligence have already conducted several investigations to find the destination of fake cigarette band rolls that dodged the eyes of authorities.

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

Bangladesh to make own brand of cars

Bangladesh  will manufacture its own brand of cars through state-run Pragoti  Industries which currently assembles vehicles of Japanese brand  Mitsubishi, said Industries Minister Nurul Majid...

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

Recovery strong, but macro-economy under strain: analysts

Bangladesh is staging a strong economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic but the government should be cautious about tackling the pressures building up in some macro-economic indicators, said...

January 11, 2022
January 11, 2022

Some RMG suppliers struggling for export payments

Some local garment suppliers are struggling to avail payments from troubled Western clothing retailers and brands even nearly two years past making shipments while Covid-19 was initially running riot.