Bangladesh poised to become $500b economy by next fiscal year

Bangladesh is gunning to become a half-a-trillion-dollar economy next fiscal year buoyed by a successful vaccination campaign and a steady growth in agriculture and industry. As per the finance division's projection, the size of the Bangladesh economy would be $510 billion in fiscal 2022-23 after growing at 10.7 percent. The GDP is estimated t...

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 ...

Focus on waste management and environment: HPM Sheikh Hasina to business people

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reassured the business community of extending all sorts of support to their any necessity, urging them to set up industries by giving special attention to waste management and environment. “Our government is business-friendly government. We always remain beside the businesspeople … t...

Find new markets for Bangladeshi products: HPM Sheikh Hasina to exporters

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urged the exporters to make their level best efforts to find new markets of Bangladeshi products abroad for further expansion of overseas trade saying it's essential to accelerate current economic growth. "To expand the trade volume, you have to find new markets, develop quality products, enhance productivity, brand...