BTTC seeks commercial production approval for Vannamei shrimps

BTTC seeks commercial production approval for Vannamei shrimps

A Vietnam Investment Review web site photo shows Vannamei shrimp. The Bangladesh Trade and Tariff Commission has recently made a suggestion that the country should approve commercial production of Vannamei shrimp, a non-native species of shrimp, as it had become difficult to stay competitive on the global market through export of the local variety. The […]

Hasina seeks SDGs roadmap for countries falling behind

Hasina seeks SDGs roadmap for countries falling behind

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has underscored the need for charting out a bold and ambitious global roadmap to put the world back on the SDGs track so that no one is left behind as pandemic has pushed many countries way behind from the goals. “We’ve already entered the Decade of Delivery and Action of the […]

Private firm seeks permission for buffalo import

FE REPORT | Published: September 20, 2021 10:44:27 A private export-import firm has sought government permission to import 0.1 million buffaloes and goats with an eye to meet domestic demand for meat and go for re-export with enhanced production of the animals, officials said. The firm, Save and Safety International (SSI), has made the move […]

Govt seeks duty-free access of 137 products in Saudi market

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Salman F Rahman, the prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser, has urged the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to grant 137 Bangladeshi products duty-free access to its market. Rahman made this request on Saturday during a virtual meeting with Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, the minister for commerce and investment of Saudi Arabia. For all […]

Govt seeks 12-year duty-free access to EU

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi is hopeful that the European Union will continue its trade benefit for Bangladesh for 12 years after the country’s graduation from the grouping of the least-developed countries (LDCs). Bangladesh is set to leave the LDC group to become a developing nation in 2026. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s […]

Dhaka seeks support to address climate change challenges

Dhaka seeks support to address climate change challenges

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has sought support in the form of climate financing, rehabilitation of climate migrants, and transfer of green technology to address the challenges of climate change.  He made the request when he met the Head of IMF and the Dutch Ministers in separate bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the […]

Pakistan seeks to bring fresh air to polluted cities with 10 billion trees

A man wearing a mask on his face walks amid smog at a public park in Lahore, Pakistan November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza

Prime Minister Imran Khan made the remarks as he inaugurated what officials say is the largest urban Miyawaki forest project in the world. Using a technique pioneered by the late Japanese botanist Akira Miyawaki, the forest covers 12.5 acres and has more than 165,000 plants. Officials say the trees are expected to grow 10 times […]

Bangladesh seeks US investment for regional power distribution

Bangladesh seeks US investment for regional power distribution

Bangladesh wants to partner with the US private sector in the research and development of uninterrupted and affordable renewable energy sources.  Speaking at an ‘Energy Roundtable’ organized by the US-Bangladesh Business Council (USBBC) in Washington, DC on Thursday, PM’s Adviser for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Dr Tawfiq-E-Elahi Chowdhury urged the US companies to explore […]