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Business Multimedia

Khulna farmers prefer cultivating beans instead of shrimps

Shrimps were once widely cultivated in Dumuria upazila of Khulna. Now, farmers in this area are moving towards growing vegetables, especially beans. Vegetables from Dumuria are also exported to many countries in Europe

2w ago

Fishes aplenty at Friday haat

A haat pops up every Friday along the Kaliakoir-Tangail road in Gazipur where buyers find almost all varieties of fish available in the country

2w ago

Bogra Motors manufactures, exports automobile filters 

There are 350 different types of filters made by Motors Bogra Pvt Ltd, from motorbike filters to car filters. These filters, produced in Bangladesh, are exported overseas as well as being used locally

3w ago

Has the number of unemployed really decreased in the country?

The number of unemployed in the country has decreased. In other words, more people are involved in economic activities than ever before

Jon Haat: a place for hiring farm workers

The demand for day labourers is considerably high in Faridpur as farms in the major crop producing region require the assistance of seasonal workers whenever the harvest period comes around.

After ten years, how much did new banks contribute to economy?

Despite criticism from analysts and economists and initial objections from the central bank, the government licensed nine new banks in 2013. Some of the banks are currently doing well in terms of profitability. However, the non-performing loans of some of them are relatively high

Will Bangladesh benefit from trade in Indian rupee?

Will trade in rupee increase Bangladesh’s forex reserves?

Where did Tk 100 crore of 40,000 insurance clients go?

Around 4.2% of India’s gross domestic product (GDP) comes from the insurance sector and it is 0.91% for Pakistan. But Bangladesh’s insurance sector contributes only 0.4% of the GDP. The Daily Star has come to know that two insurance companies are not settling Tk 100 crore of 40,000 clients despite the end of the maturity period years ago. Why are the companies failing to settle the claims? Will the policyholders get their money back?

What is digital bank?

How would it be if it was possible to get bank loan with just a few clicks on your mobile phone or can deposit money in or withdraw money from your bank account while sipping tea sitting on a roadside tea stall?

3w ago

Green chilli prices start to fall

The price of green chilli has decreased from Tk 200 to Tk 250 per kg in the span of one day. Green chilli is being sold at Tk 400 per kg in the capital's Karwan Bazar wholesale market and Tk 600 per kg in the retail market

Fish worth Tk 5 lakh sold on Jamuna river bank every morning

Watch Inside Bangladesh to learn more about this bustling fish market

Who benefits from bank directors’ tenure extension?

The directors of banks have been the main characters behind all the big banking scams unearthed in recent times in Bangladesh

Low prices due to high supply in Kansat mango market

Kansat mango market in Chapainawabganj is having its busiest time. Thousands of mangoes are bought and sold in this market every day

Do you need to show tax return now to travel abroad?

What will change when the new Income Tax Law draft gets passed and implemented?

Why the cuts in edu, health budget?

Will cuts in allocations to education and health sectors create an obstacle to becoming a developed country?

Can government implement this budget?

No budget in the last 14 years has been implemented fully

Will this budget help foreign trade amid dollar crisis?

Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir, professor and chairman of the development studies department of Dhaka University, talks to The Daily Star about whether the proposed budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year may help the foreign trade of the country amid the persistent dollar crisis

People's thoughts on budget for FY 2023-24

The budget for the financial year 2023-2024 has been presented in the Parliament. What do people think of this budget? What do they expect from it?