Employment in areas neighbouring eight export processing zones (EPZs) across Bangladesh jumped by almost 16-fold since industrial enclaves were established, according to a study by the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS).
The Structural Engineers Ltd (SEL), a diversified steel fabricator in Bangladesh, recently marked 40 years of operation in the construction and housing industry of the country.
Akij Takaful Life Insurance PLC signed an agreement with DataFort Ltd recently to avail document storage and management services.
The Mutual Trust Bank perpetual bond, listed under the “N” category, began trading on in the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Wednesday.
Zaved Akhtar, chairman and managing director of Unilever Bangladesh Ltd, was elected as president of the Foreign Investors' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) for a two-year term.
Rupali Haque Chowdhury, managing director of Berger Paints Bangladesh Ltd, has recently been elected president of the Bangladesh Association of Publicly Listed Companies (BAPLC) for a two-year term.
Edison Real Estate Ltd recently launched their first project in Uttara, named “Edison Olivia”, a 9-storey building on 5 katha of land.
The Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Prime Bank Investment Ltd (PBIL) to catalyse access to the capital market for the ICT sector of Bangladesh.