Bangla Sunday, September 27, 2020

ECONOMY

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...

Xi vows to revamp AIIB as model for multilateral cooperati...

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks via video link to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank's annual meeting on July 28, 2020.&nbs...

Why India and China’s latest dispute could cost both sides...

The stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops in the Himalayas has cast a chill over relations between the two countries and threaten...

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...