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Bangladesh becoming a hub for non-traditional garment products

Bangladesh has become a hub for technical and non-traditional garment products as international retailers are coming with an increasing number of work orders. Bangladesh is the second largest garment exporter after China in woven and knitwear segments. Not only that, … read more


Partnerships for development: A shared responsibility

EVERY year on October 24, we celebrate UN Day, commemorating the founding of the United Nations. Since joining 40 years ago, Bangladesh has experienced significant gains in economic growth and human development. In 2000, world leaders met at the UN … read more


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Bangladesh can expand trade through Hong Kong: trade analyst

Many garment, leather and footwear factories in China want to relocate production units to Bangladesh to utilise duty-free entry benefits allowed to exports. The companies want to manufacture in Bangladesh and re-export the finished products to the world through Hong … read more



UN tribunal puts an end to 40-year-old India-Bangladesh maritime dispute

?Overcoming a 40-year-old maritime border dispute? In the case of India and Bangladesh, it appears to be possible. The Arbitration Tribunal on the India-Bangladesh Maritime Delimitation delivered its ruling on 7th July 2014. The Tribunal was set up under the … read more


Welcome Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernica -US Ambassador to Bangladesh

Welcome Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernica -New US Ambassador to Bangladesh arrived in Dhaka on Sunday to begin her assignment. She has replaced Dan W Mozena who retired on completion of his tenure in Bangladesh. Ambassador Marcia Bernicat is going to … read more


Ukrainian Americans and supporters protest at the White House over the Russian invasion of Crimea

Russia may face second round of sanctions over Ukraine

As Vladimir Putin rebuffs initial US-EU sanctions over occupation, France says assets may be seized if Moscow does not relent. Barack Obama and his European Union allies have unveiled a co-ordinated set of sanctions to punish Russia for occupying Crimea, … read more


Bangladesh and Japan need comprehensive partnership

In this exclusive interview, Matsushiro Horiguchi, former ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh, talks to Tokyo-based Bangladeshi journalist Monzurul Huq and reflected on various aspects of bilateral relations that the upcoming visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is bound … read more