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ECONOMY

Election process in Bengal is putting Bhutan-Bangladesh tr...

With the rising mercury level around the election process in Bengal, life is getting tougher there for thousands of Indians involved in...

China Back as Top India Trade Partner Even as Relations So...

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India to clear 45 investments from China worth billions am...

Works at a car factory of SAIC Motor in Shanghai. File photo: Reuters India is set to clear 45 investment proposals from China, go...

Bangladesh eyes investment gain as Japanese firms exit Chi...

Japan incentivizing its companies to shift manufacturing facilities out of China and adding Bangladesh to a list of preferr...

Myanmar coup highlights human rights risks in emerging Asi...

Anti-coup protesters confront police forces in Yangon. The future of the Myanmar economy is uncertain with the possibility of sa...

Pakistan to seek debt relief from China Belt and Road loan

Pakistan plans to ask China for relief on payments for power projects Beijing financed over the past eight years, the latest developing...

China's recovery creates opportunities for higher cooperat...

China ended 2020 on solid footing as the country is set to become the only major economy to post expansion in a year ravaged by the pan...

Bangladeshi Banks have a tantalising amount of liquidity....

Government's bank borrowing in the first half of fiscal 2020-21 amounted to just 2.59% of full-year target, while private sector credit...

India self-isolates as China's economic might enfeebles We...

Narendra Modi's self-reliance strategy has had the effect of threatening to de-globalize India  On Dec. 31, the European Unio...

Weak growth, resistance to reform and scepticism about tra...

People walk through a shopping centre in Thane on the outskirts of Mumbai on December 18. India is in economic recession after two...

Nepal-Bangladesh trade deal unlikely by end of December

The first Nepal-Bangladesh preferential trade agreement is slated to be signed by the end of December, but Nepali officials doubt it wi...

Opening early helped Pakistan boost exports during pandemi...

Pakistan’s decision to loosen pandemic restrictions early has helped the nation’s exports emerge stronger than its South As...

Narendra Modi must stop squeezing India's middle class

Shoppers in Kolkata, pictured on Oct. 13: Modi government's policies are putting the squeeze on India's middle class  A major...

Fashion victims: Garment workers risk losing jobs during c...

Millions of garment workers could lose their jobs as global brands are demanding price cuts and delaying payments to suppliers who are...

IMF deepens India’s economic gloom, slashes growth outlook

India’s economic growth forecast was slashed further by the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday, with the South Asian nation n...

India's central bank predicts economy to shrink 9.5%

The Reserve Bank of India, the country's central bank, on Friday forecast that the Indian economy will contract 9.5% in the current fis...

India's economic situation 'much worse' than ever, GDP may...

The World Bank on Thursday projected a steeper contraction in India's economy by 9.6 per cent this fiscal in light of COVID-19 pandemic...

Nepal, Bangladesh to sign preferential trade arrangement b...

Nepal and Bangladesh have decided to sign a bilateral preferential trade arrangement by the end of 2020. The sixth Nepal-Bangladesh Co...

Modi's supply chain fantasies will not save India's failin...

Modi would have to undertake major regulatory reform as well the coterie of business cronies he has proved so willing to protect P...

Dhaka opens arms to Japanese investment

Cash support on export, slashing motorcycle registration fee and faster customs clearance are among the perks the government has on the...

India's GDP shrinks 23.9% in worst quarter on record

A man pulls his auto-rickshaw through a flooded street during heavy rains in New Delhi. India suffered its biggest slump on reco...