Stay up-to-date on the daily happenings and developments in the business and commercial sectors in Bangladesh with our carefully catered selection of important updates.

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Legal, Regulatory and Judicial Developments

Appellate Division rebukes central bank over nonstop bank frauds

Court asks GP to pay BTRC remaining Tk 1,000cr within 90 days

High Court questions two sections of Digital Security Act

International Leasing: Order to confiscate PK Halder’s assets upheld

Ragging is a criminal offence: High Court Division

Analysing the draft Bangladesh Maritime Zones Act

BIDA to provide 154 services thru One-Stop Service 

Finance, Trade, and Commerce

Remittance grows by 10% in February

‘Bangladesh’s annual pharma export to cross $1bn in 2 years’

Structural change a must to qualify for GSP Plus facilities

MoU signed to develop light engineering

FRC seeks action against Advent Pharma irregularities

Capital market and Securities

Banks can form Tk 200 crore fund to invest in the stock market

‘Robi’s listing will be a gift for investors’

Surplus money withdrawal bill stokes stock investors’ fear

Tax, VAT and other duties

Salt producers seek extra tariff on imports, lifting of restrictions

Social media giants can get VAT registration soon

A carbon tax is the answer

Finance, Corporate, and M&A

Weaker leasing companies can now easily get short-term fund with commercial paper

Tk 335 crore scam rattles National Bank

BSEC approves City Bank’s Tk 300 crore bond

Technology, Media and Telecommunications

BTRC to block illegal mobile phone sets

Walton’s smartphones, ACs set sail for US and India

BTRC receives 14,037 complaints against mobile operators


Featured photo by Meer Abdul Qadir, Encyclopedia Britannica