Padma Bridge boosting the economy of Southern region

From shiny new factories, increased profits, and more employment opportunities to a slew of new tourists, the Padma Bridge has already begun transforming the landscape of the Southwest in many different ways, while also giving a boost to Mongla Port. On the industrial side, Barishal will also be making several firsts, including its first-ever g...

Padma Bridge opens door to opportunities

The dream of establishing road connectivity between the southwestern part of Bangladesh and the capital city came true after the opening of the long-waited Padma Bridge in June. But it will take time to make the most out of the country's longest bridge since a supportive infrastructure is yet to be built in the region, home to 21 districts. Un...

Bangladesh registers $52.08bn export earnings for FY21-22

Export earnings of the country has fetched a record height of US$52.082 billion in the last fiscal year (FY22) despite the unstable global economic situation mainly caused by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and other global issues. According to the latest statistics of the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), the country's export earnings witnes...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for diversification of export items

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday asked entrepreneurs to identify new market demands and trends across the world to diversify the country’s export items. "We have to find out through market research what new items we can produce to give a big boost to our exports…we need to focus on that,” she said. The prime minister ...