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Tourism & Culture March 06, 2016

2016 hailed the ‘Year of Tourism’ as mega plan gets under way

With the development of tourism hotspots, new luxury hotels being built and improved air connectivity, ‘Beautiful Bangladesh’ looks set to project itself onto the international tourist map

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Manufacturing February 29, 2016

Garment makers realign ‘Made in Bangladesh’ brand with quality, care, and worker safety

The 2013 Rana Plaza tragedy, in which more than 1,000 people lost their lives, put Bangladesh’s textiles industry in the global spotlight for all the wrong reasons. As the country’s top...

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Others February 24, 2016

Diversified conglomerate aims to take Bangladesh to the world

Like Bangladesh itself, the growth of the Beximco Group has been rapid and unprecedented. With a presence in more than 45 countries, the company is charged with being one of the country’s most...

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Medical February 19, 2016

Pharmaceutical sector enjoys double-digit growth since 2009

With the rising cost of healthcare in the West creating an incentive to source cheaper quality drugs, Bangladesh is poised to become a major player in the global market as local manufacturers clear...

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Manufacturing January 18, 2016

Exports predicted to reach $70bn by 2021 on the back of rapid industrial development

Governmental industrial policy has identified several industrial sectors for augmenting rapid industrial growth and economic development, such as the ready-made garment, pharmaceutical, leather, shipbuilding,...

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Finance December 04, 2015

Penetration rate of 1% leaves plenty of room for growth

As a leader, Green Delta has set the standard and continues to be innovative, earning not just its number one ranking in the country but a foothold in the international market

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Finance November 21, 2015

Banks aim to build ‘sustainable economic model’

United World speaks with Shah A. Sarwar, Managing Director and CEO of IFIC Bank, to discuss the Vision 2021 plan, financial “connection”, and the adoption of new banking technologies

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Finance November 12, 2015

Acclaimed financial inclusion policies boost SME growth

The award-winning Governor of Bangladesh Bank, Dr. Artiur Rahman, is credited with implementing socially responsible financing and financial inclusion for millions of the country’s unbanked population

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Manufacturing November 02, 2015

‘If Bangladesh is confident, it will thrive’

United World gathers the opinions of some of Bangladesh’s most important business leaders from across the economic spectrum, from textiles and pharmaceuticals to aviation, telecoms, and finance....

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Others October 29, 2015

Russia to help build 2,000-megawatt nuclear power plant

With strong relations dating back to the war of liberation in 1971, Bangladesh and Russia are seeing a closer and more comprehensive partnership spanning over law and justice, counter terrorism, education,...

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Others October 25, 2015

U.S.-Bangladesh relationship evolves from one of aid to that of strategic partnership

America’s partnership with Bangladesh is broader, deeper, and stronger than ever

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Others October 21, 2015

Japan to provide $6bn over next five years as part of the industrial growth initiative

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has praised Bangladesh for its spectacular success in economic and social sectors and lauded Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s dynamic and visionary leadership
 

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Others October 18, 2015

Cooperation with China reaches all time high as nations mark 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations

Although Bangladesh and China have interacted for millennia, this year marks the 40th anniversary of the formal establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries