Roulin (BD) Limited, a Japanese apparel manufacturing company, is going to expand its business in Ishwardi EPZ and create employment for 3,500 Bangladeshis.
China’s Path to Net Zero
By Erik Berglöf BEIJING – China is aiming to halt the rise in its carbon dioxide emissions before 2030 and to achieve carbon neutrality before 2060. If it succeeds, the country will have gone, in less than 40 years, from…
Europe’s Green Opportunity
By Ann Mettler and Cyril Garcia BRUSSELS – The COVID-19 crisis has presented Europe with a once-in-a-generation opportunity to launch a new era of economic growth. If the private sector and governments across the European Union work together on bold,…
Bangladesh 3rd worst performer in greenfield FDI index
Bangladesh has hit the rock bottom in attracting greenfield foreign direct investment (FDI).It ranked as the third worst-performing country in the Greenfield FDI Performance Index 2020.
High-speed railway, telecom, BD blue economy attract China
Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming on Thursday expressed optimism over more investment cooperation with Bangladesh in high-tech fields such as 5G telecommunications, high-speed railway, aerospace, and blue economy.
Bangladesh invites more Swiss investment in SEZs
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has invited Swiss investors to set up manufacturing factories in the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and invest more in Bangladesh.
Multilateralism thru PPPs key to flattening Covid-19 curve
By Paul Polman, Myriam Sidibe and Siddharth Chatterjee NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 17 2020 (IPS) – The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that now is “a defining moment for modern society. History will judge the efficacy of the response not…
Pioneer Jordan reducing Covid-19 pressure investing in PPPs
Muneer Ferozie, April 16, 2020 Jordan, a small country in the middle of a complex region, is facing steep economic and infrastructure challenges. Even before the coronavirus’ impact on the economy, the country’s public debt was already increasing faster than…
Bangla Bond attracts interests of overseas investors
Dhaka, Nov 24 – Overseas investors have shown interest in ‘Bangla Bond, the first-ever Bangladeshi Taka-denominated bond listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) on November 11.
PM seeks UAE investment in Bangladesh
Dhaka, November 18 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday urged UAE investors to invest in various sectors in Bangladesh to boost bilateral trade.
Oceans as an investment priority
By Emma Navarro Oslo – The Earth’s oceans face many threats, none of which have quick fixes. Still, the solutions are known, and with a sufficiently broad coalition of partners, we can get the ball rolling on a number of…
India becoming important destination of Chinese investors
New Delhi, Oct. 12 (Xinhua/unb) — With its rapidly growing economy and geographical advantages, India is now becoming an important destination for Chinese investors going global.
Invest in Bangladesh: PM invites global investors
New Delhi, Oct 3 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the global investors, particularly the Indian entrepreneurs, to invest in non-conventional potential areas.
S Korea interested to invest in Bangladesh’s ports, shipping
South Korea has expressed their interest to invest in the development of Bangladesh’s shipping sector, especially in the establishment of Chittagong Port’s Bay-terminal and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal. The country has informed Bangladesh about their interest in these sectors…
Expats seek ‘protection’ first to invest in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 5 (UNB) – Bangladeshi expatriates will invest back at home provided the government ensures an environment free from any kind of unnecessary harassments, says a Bangladeshi community leader in the Thai city of Pattaya. “I personally think Bangladeshi…
Invest in refugee-hosting countries matching hospitality: UN
Dhaka, June 19 – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has laid emphasis on investment in the countries which are hosting refugees despite struggle with their own economic challenges and security concerns. “I want to recognise the humanity of countries that host…
Global FDI flows fall for third consecutive year
Geneva, 13 Jun (Kanaga Raja) – Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows fell by 13 percent in 2018 to $1.3 trillion, the third consecutive year of a decline in FDI, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has…
Growth Investment must increase to achieve target: FICCI
Dhaka, June 14 (UNB) – Foreign Investors’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (FICCI) on Friday said the GDP growth target of 8.2 percent is achievable provided that GDP-investment ratio increase to the expected level of 32 percent. In a post-budget…
BD businesses keen to boost investment in African nations
Dhaka, June 12 (UNB) – The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) on Wednesday expressed its keen interest to develop trade relations with and enhance Bangladeshi investment in the African countries. The interest was conveyed at a…
Dhaka offering exclusive economic zone to Japanese investors
Dhaka, May 25 (UNB) – An exclusive economic zone for Japanese investors is going to be developed at Araihazar upazila in Nayaranganj alongside Dhaka-Syhet Highway. Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority (BEZA) will sign a joint venture agreement with Sumitomo Corporation of…