Bangla Friday, July 10, 2020

ECONOMY

Why India’s growing economic reliance on China makes it ha...

India’s economic ties with China run deep, making the recent escalation in political and trade tensions between the two powerful...

Boycotting China over border tensions easier said than don...

A recent Indian television show calling for economic disengagement with China was sponsored by Chinese mobile phone firms - an irony th...

In India, China shipments held up as New Delhi takes steps...

Customs officials at Chennai, one of India’s biggest ports, have held shipments originating from China for extra checks, accordin...

India continues to halt the movement of Nepali cargo truck...

The state government of West Bengal in India has halted the movement of Nepali cargo trucks from the eastern border point of Kakarvitta...

Amid COVID-19, locust attack risks famine in Pakistan, Ind...

Still reeling under the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, another severe crisis is staring at Pakistan and India, one with the potent...

Pakistan plans to outsource its major int’l airports in a...

In a major move, the Pakistan government has decided to outsource its major airports in a bid to bring services up to the international...

India plans to slap countervailing duty on Bangladesh jute...

India has initiated an anti-subsidy investigation for imposition of countervailing duty (CVD) on imports of jute products, including ju...

As $297bn apparel market to vanish, Bangladesh also to suf...

Relatively lower numbers of confirmed cases or fatalities from Covid-19 offer no reason for celebration for the least developed countri...

Covid-19 triggers Bhutan’s agriculture and forest policy c...

Bhutanese people visiting a vegetable market Covid-19 has not only sent Bhutanese digging their backyards to grow vegetables b...

Post-LDC Bangladesh to face nearly 9% export tariff hike

Bangladesh is expected to face an average tariff hike of close to nine percent in its preferential export markets after graduating from...

India's services fall in historic slump, threaten deep rec...

Activity in India's services sector crashed at a record-breaking rate in April, raising fears of a double-digit slump in its economy as...

India keeps oil at sea as onshore storage hits full capaci...

Indian refiners are taking advantage of cheap oil to bulk up its supplies even as every corner of the nation's onshore storage tanks fi...

Bangladesh Bank creates money worth over Tk70,000cr to rev...

The Bangladesh Bank has created additional money worth Tk70,794 crore through various refinance schemes and easing regulatory requireme...

Harsh economic inequality emblematic of national capabilit...

Economic inequality in India has never been as harsh as it is today.  Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani once again overt...

South Asian migrant workers face pandemic deportations

Qatar’s forceful and illegal deportation of Nepali workers on March 15 and 19 under the pretext of testing them for the coronavir...

India will slip into recession for the first time in 40 ye...

A report by Axis Capital has said that India would go into recession in FY21 – the first time in 40 years because of the lockdown...

Facebook seals biggest deal since WhatsApp with Ambani

Facebook will invest $5.7 billion in the digital assets controlled by Asia’s richest man, the US social-networking giant’s...

COVID-19: Implementation of Bangladesh’s 10 big projects u...

The work of metro rail is halted The implementation of ten big projects in the power and infrastructure sectors has become uncerta...

Coronavirus: Poor income drops 80% in Bangladesh

The average income in the slums of Bangladeshi cities and among the rural poor has dropped by more than 80% since the outbreak of the n...

Bhutan begins stockpiling fuel and essential items

The government of Bhutan has allocated adequate resources for import of fuel and essential items to last for at least six months, accor...

Covid-19 pandemic could cost the world $4.1 trillion: ADB

The cost of the coronavirus pandemic could be as high as $4.1 trillion, or nearly 5 per cent of global gross domestic product, the Asia...