Attacks by armed actors on Burmese security posts in August 2017 and subsequent military operations in Rakhine state, home to the majority of Rohingya Muslims in Burma, has caused a major humanitarian crisis in neighboring Bangladesh. The violence in Burma has forced approximately 693,000 Rohingya refugees to flee to southeastern Bangladesh, joining more than 213,000 Rohingya living in the country prior to August 2017, according to the UN. Most of these refugees currently reside in temporary settlements near Cox’s Bazar, where they
Chairman National board of Revenue Md. Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan said that NBR has undertaken a number of projects for implementation of the TFA. While addressing at a Round Table on Trade Facilitation held in Dhaka on 18 April. Government has decided to establish a National Single Window (NSW) for facilitation of trade and NBR will act as the lead agency, he added. He also assured that NBR will be extending all cooperation to the businesses for expanding the export basket of the country in order to achieve $50 billion export target by 2021. ICC Bangladesh organized the Round-Tabel jointly with ICC Paris & Global Alliance. It may be
Market Insights Reports has just published a comprehensive analysis of Bangladesh Sunflower Oil Market. The report covers the present scenario (2012-2017) and the growth prospects (2018-2023) of the global Bangladesh Sunflower Oil market. The research report includes diverse topics like total market size, key market drivers, challenges, growth opportunities, technological changes, key players etc. of Bangladesh Sunflower Oil market. To calculate the market size, the report considers the 90-95% of the total addressable market (TAM) by the major players across the various segments.
The Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation of Nepal is preparing to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh to strengthen energy cooperation between the two countries. Nepal and Bangladesh have been talking on bilateral energy cooperation since the power trade agreement (PTA) was signed with India in 2014. Nepal has identified Bangladesh as a prospective market for hydroelectricity, which is a clean and renewable source of energy. Following the SAARC member states agreement on ‘SAARC Framework Agreement for Energy
Bangladesh is continuing its strong development trajectory, even as the pace of poverty reduction has slowed down, according to a new World Bank report, “The Bangladesh Development Update April 2018.” Sustained economic growth driven by exports, domestic demand and remittances. Despite challenges, the country maintained robust growth. Its exports have rebounded – primarily led by the Ready-Made Garments (RMG) sector – with a 6.33% growth in FY18, comp...
A Myanmar minister told Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh on Wednesday their repatriation was a priority, during the first visit by a top Myanmar official to victims of what the United Nations says was “ethnic cleansing” by the Myanmar army. Social Welfare Minister Win Myat Aye, who is leading rehabilitation efforts in Rakhine State, met about 50 newly arrived refugees in the Kutupalong refugee camp in southeast Bangladesh, according to Mohammed Shamsud Douza, the deputy Bangladesh government official in charge of the refugees.