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U.S.-Bangladesh Business Council wants better bilateral economic ties

The US Chamber of Commerce’s US-Bangladesh Business Council recently led an executive delegation to Dhaka to discuss strengthening the two countries’ economic ties with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and senior Bangladeshi government officials. The executive delegation, which was on a four-day visit May 8-11, was led by Chairman of the Board Jay R Pryor, who […]

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AMBASSADOR HAAS’ REMARKS TO THE USA-BANGLADESH BUSINESS FORUM

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 AMBASSADOR HAAS’ REMARKS TO THE USA-BANGLADESH BUSINESS FORUM As the United States and Bangladesh celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations, I am excited for the future. And as I’ve said before, the United States stands ready to move as fast as Bangladesh to deepen and broaden our bilateral relationship. This evening, […]

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Launch of the Mexico-Bangladesh Trade Platform | The star of the day

Star Activity Report Wed Apr 6 2022 12:00 AM Last updated on: Wed Apr 6 2022 4:32 AM FBCCI President Md Jashim Uddin was addressing a webinar organized by the Mexican Business Council for Foreign Trade, Investment and Technology (COMCE) on Monday evening. Photo: Collected “> FBCCI President Md Jashim Uddin was addressing a webinar […]

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FBCCI and Bangladesh Business Council Dubai sign MoU

Representatives of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Bangladesh Business Council Dubai attend a Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony at the conference hall of Al Haramain Group of Companies, the largest Bangladeshi company in Dubai, March 11, 2022. – Press release The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the […]

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Sri Lanka seeks to lure tourists from Bangladesh – Business News

In an effort to diversify source markets for Sri Lankan tourism, authorities have launched a new initiative to attract visitors from Bangladesh. The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Board (SLTPB), with the assistance of the Sri Lanka High Commission in Dhaka, and SriLankan Airlines recently organized a familiarization tour […]

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FBCCI to launch UAE-Bangladesh Business Council

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) is to establish the Joint UAE-Bangladesh Business Council in Dubai to harness trade and investment potential in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. The business council will be inaugurated during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to Dubai next month. During the inaugural ceremony, the FBCCI […]

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FBCCI to open UAE-Bangladesh Business Council

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) is to establish a joint UAE-Bangladesh Business Council in Dubai to harness trade and investment potential in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. The business council will be inaugurated during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to Dubai next month. For all the latest news, follow […]

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UAE-Bangladesh Business Council to be launched next month

Bangladesh’s supreme trade body, the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), and its UAE counterpart, the Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry, are all set. to launch a council next month with the aim of strengthening business cooperation. To this end, the FBCCI held a preparatory meeting at its Dhaka […]

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FBCCI to set up UAE-Bangladesh business council to increase trade and investment

Dubai is known as the hub of business communications between the Middle East and Africa. Therefore, FBCCI will establish a joint UAE-Bangladesh business council in Dubai to tap business and investment potentials in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. The business council will be inaugurated during the visit of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh to […]

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More expensive fuel and resurgence of the krone undermine business confidence in Bangladesh

FE REPORT | Published: February 08, 2022 09:03:44 | Update: 08 February 2022 11:42:25 Faster transmission of the resurgence of coronavirus and rising fuel prices are undermining business confidence in Bangladesh’s economic recovery in the first quarter of 2022, after an optimistic rebound, according to a survey. According to the Business Confidence Index (BCI), developed […]

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Perception of entrepreneurs on the business environment in Bangladesh

Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Md. Salay Mostofa and Ratia Rehnuma | Published: 03 February 2022 21:00:00 | Update: 04 February 2022 21:23:53 The business environment in Bangladesh saw changes in 2021 when businesses were in an early recovery phase after the covid contamination subsided. However, there were some problematic factors in doing business in 2021. There […]

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Burger King rebrands its business in Bangladesh with a new logo and interior

He updated all elements of his visual identity with a design he describes as “appetizing, big and bold, playful and irreverent and proudly true,” according to a statement. Burger King entered the Bangladeshi market in December 2016 through a long-term franchise agreement to launch and grow the brand with Tiffin Box Limited, a Bangla Trac […]

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Manchester Airport resumes direct flights to Bangladesh – Business Traveler

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will resume flights from Manchester Airport to Bangladesh this weekend. The airline will offer bi-weekly flights to Dhaka and Sylhet from December 26 to March 28, with flights on Fridays and Mondays from December 30. Flights will be operated by a B787 Dreamliner aircraft configured with business and economy class cabins. The […]

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PwC hosts exclusive webinar on investing in Bangladesh – Business News

The Invest in Bangladesh webinar organized by PwC Sri Lanka in collaboration with PwC Bangladesh, scheduled for December 7, is part of a larger series of webinars on the topic of cross-border expansion. A number of senior officials will address the forum from PwC regional offices, which are experts in Bangladesh. Moderated by Ruvini Fernando, […]

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Turkey-Bangladesh Business Council discusses views with CCCI

An exchange of views meeting was held on Tuesday between the Turkey-Bangladesh Business Council (TBBC) and leaders of the Chattogram Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) in the Bangabandhu conference hall of the World Trade Center. Hulya Gedi, President of TBBC, led the 13-member Turkish business delegation. Mahbubul Alam, chaired the function while his vice-president […]

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Memorandum of Understanding Signed to Promote the Business Process Outsourcing Industry in Bangladesh

FE REPORT | Published: November 14, 2021 09:53:02 | Update: November 16, 2021 10:42:09 The Bangladesh Association of Call Centers and Outsourcing (BACCO) and an Uzbek agency have teamed up to promote business process outsourcing or the BPO industry in two countries. To this effect, the local business body on Thursday signed a memorandum of […]

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A new investment strategy suited to Bangladesh’s trade rebound on the anvil

FE REPORT | Published: October 26, 2021 08:47:28 | Update: 07 November 2021 16:58:30 A new investment strategy tailored to the business rebound is in the works for Bangladesh to release capital now afloat in the post-Covid ‘new normal’. This was revealed Monday at a meeting in Dhaka as part of an initiative assisted by […]

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Portsmouth Bangladesh Business Community Seeks To Increase Investment In The City

The Portsmouth Bangladesh Business Association (PBBA) was launched with a lot of activity in 2019 and was the driving force behind the city’s first official trade, investment and education mission to the country. Twenty-six delegates traveled abroad to explore better ties and the visit culminated with the official signing of the Twin Cities Agreement between […]

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US-Bangladesh Business Council holds meeting with Prime Minister Hasina to celebrate Bangladesh 50 years of independence

TBS Report September 23, 2021, 4:45 p.m. Last modification: September 23, 2021, 4:48 PM Photo: courtesy “> Photo: courtesy Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attended a meeting hosted by the US Bangladesh Business Council on Tuesday to celebrate Bangladesh’s 50th anniversary of independence. Organized under the theme “Bangladesh Forward – The New Frontier for Growth”, the […]

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U.S.-Bangladesh Business Council Hosts Meeting with Prime Minister Hasina to Celebrate Bangladesh’s 50 Years of Independence

TBS report September 23, 2021, 4:45 PM Last modification: September 23, 2021, 4:48 PM Photo: courtesy “> Photo: courtesy Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday attended a meeting organized by the Bangladesh American Business Council to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence. Held under the theme ‘Bangladesh Forward – The New Frontier of Growth’, […]

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US-Bangladesh Business Council welcomes PM Hasina on the sidelines of the UNGA

US support to improve Bangladesh’s global competitiveness and expand its export base will be appreciated, Prime Minister said The United States-Bangladesh Business Council of the United States Chamber of Commerce hosted a virtual business roundtable with Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina and more than 30 senior executives from the business community in the United […]

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BGMEA urges AAFA to promote Bangladesh business interests

UNB photo Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) Faruque Hassan urged the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) to promote Bangladesh as a safe and sustainable clothing sourcing destination among its members. He also encouraged them to buy more clothes, including non-cotton items, from Bangladesh. BGMEA President Faruque Hassan and Vice President Miran Ali […]

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BGMEA urges AAFA to promote Bangladesh business interests in US market

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) Faruque Hassan urged the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) to promote Bangladesh as a safe and sustainable clothing sourcing destination among its members. He also encouraged them to source more clothing, including items other than cotton, from Bangladesh. Read:BGMEA and USGBC keen to promote green growth in […]

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BGMEA President calls on AAFA to promote Bangladesh business interests in US market

BGMEA President Faruque Hassan and Vice President Miran Ali met with Stephen Lamar, President and CEO of the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) in Washington on September 9. They had discussions on various issues including how to improve cooperation between BGMEA and AAFA in order to deepen mutual business engagement and explore areas of […]

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New development bank admits United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Bangladesh – Business & Economy

SHANGHAI, September 2. / TASS /. The new development bank (NDB) – established by the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) in 2015 – admitted the United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Bangladesh as new members, the organization on its website. “The NDB Board of Governors authorized the Bank to conduct formal negotiations with […]

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The recovery of business in Bangladesh penalized by the containment of the 2nd wave

FE REPORT | Published: Aug 29, 2021 9:04:23 a.m. | Update: September 20, 2021 11:20:43 The lockdown imposed to control the second wave of coronavirus transmission has slowed the process of business resumption in Bangladesh as 64% of businesses recorded a weak rebound from pandemic disruptions during the April-June period this year, according to a […]

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Anwar Hossain was a Bangladeshi business icon

FE Online Report | Published: August 18, 2021 12:15:29 | Update: Aug 20, 2021 9:17:24 a.m. Anwar Hossain, founding chairman of business conglomerate Anwar Group of Industries, has passed away, leaving behind his legacy in the country. He was among the first generation of industrialists who helped create business opportunities, promote entrepreneurship and achieve higher […]

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Bangladesh business leaders call for factories to reopen amid pandemic

Leaders of BGMEA, BKMEA, BTMEA, Dhaka Chamber and FBCCI made the request during a meeting with Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam at the secretariat on Thursday. They say prolonged shutdowns risk losing their share of the international market, disruptions in supply chains, port congestion and will have a global effect on the economy. “We have […]

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US-Bangladesh Business Council donates medical equipment to fight Covid

The US-Bangladesh Business Council, in partnership with Project CURE, an American NGO, donated emergency medical equipment, including 60 oxygen concentrators, to strengthen Bangladesh’s response to Covid-19. Other supplies include variable positive air pressure units, other oxygen supplies and device accessories, as well as 45,000 pieces of PPE, including KN95 and N95 masks. For all the […]

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US Chamber’s US-Bangladesh Business Council delivers essential COVID-19 supplies to Bangladesh

The Policy Times Dhaka Bureau:On Monday (July 26), U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires JoAnne Wagner and US-Bangladesh Business Council officials joined officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Directorate-General for Health Services in welcoming a special delivery of essential medical supplies to bolster the country’s response to COVID-19[FEMALE[FEMININE The medical supplies were donated by […]

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US-Bangladesh Business Council donates medical supplies to Dhaka

The US-Bangladesh Business Council, in collaboration with the American NGO Project CURE, donated essential medical supplies to Dhaka to help strengthen the country’s fight against Covid-19. The donation includes 60 oxygen concentrators, variable positive air pressure units and other oxygen supplies, as well as device accessories, including 45,000 pieces of personal protective equipment, including KN95 […]

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Bangladesh business confidence shattered by Covid surge: survey

Published: May 03, 2021 09:14:01 | Update: 03 May 2021 15:25:11 Industries are again worried about their future as business activity slowed in the second quarter of 2021 following a sharp resurgence of Covid-19, a survey has found. According to the Business Confidence Index (BCI), calculated in the survey, the number of confident business entities […]

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Bangladesh business confidence shattered by outbreak of Covid (survey)

Posted: May 03, 2021 9:14:01 AM | Update: 03 May 2021 15:25:11 Industries are worried again about their future as business activities slowed in the second quarter of 2021 following a strong resurgence of Covid-19, according to a survey. According to the Business Confidence Index (BCI), calculated in the survey, the number of confident business […]

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Bangladesh business mogul faces ugly allegations

A complaint has been filed against Sayem Sobhan Anvir, managing director of Bangladesh’s largest business conglomerate, Bashundhara Group, accusing him of encouraging the suicide of his mistress named Mosarat Jahan Munia, 21, from Comilla, a student in second year and candidate for the HSC exam at Mirpur Cantonment. Public school and college. Deputy Commissioner (DC) […]

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The US-Bangladesh Business Council will be launched today

The US-Bangladesh Business Council will be launched today virtually to boost two-way trade and investment between the two countries. It is an exclusive platform of the United States Chamber of Commerce, which will improve the trade, commerce and innovation corridor between the United States and Bangladesh through business-driven policy advocacy, according to the United States […]

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Launch of the US-Bangladesh Business Council on April 6

The US Chamber of Commerce will virtually launch the US-Bangladesh Business Council on Tuesday to strengthen trade, trade and investment relations between the two countries. U.S. State Department Senior Economic Growth, Energy and Environment Officer Ambassador Marcia Bernicat and U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Miller will discuss Bangladesh’s strategic and business outlook and of the […]

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US-Bangladesh Business Council to be launched on April 6

The United States Chamber of Commerce will virtually launch the United States-Bangladesh Business Council on Tuesday to strengthen trade, trade and investment relations between the two countries. Ambassador Marcia Bernicat and United States Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Miller will discuss the strategic and business prospects of Bangladesh and the United States in the 21st century. […]

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AfDB Approves Grant To Improve The Competitiveness Of Bangladesh Businesses

The Asian Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a grant of $ 0.5 million to support knowledge work aimed at promoting business competitiveness and intraregional trade in Bangladesh. The aid is in addition to an earlier $ 2 million grant approved in 2018 for the creation of innovative knowledge solutions on strategic issues for Bangladesh’s economic […]

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Indian Register of Shipping secures more business in Bangladesh – Latest maritime and maritime news online

President,Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone With 4 decades of experience, Captain Sandeep Mehta is one of the main pillars of the Indian maritime industry. During this tenure, Capt Mehta has acquired considerable expertise in various aspects of port management, shipping, logistics and infrastructure. Capt Mehta’s areas of responsibility have encompassed international supply chain and […]

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19th Bangladesh Business Awards ceremony today

The 19th edition of the Bangladesh Business Awards, an initiative of DHL Express and the Daily Star, will take place today. The global logistics provider and the country’s leading English newspaper have awarded the awards annually since 2000. For all the latest news, follow the Daily Star’s Google News channel. Minister of Commerce Tipu Munshi […]

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Bangladeshi business magnate Latifur Rahman dies

Latifur Rahman The country’s renowned businessman and industrialist Latifur Rahman died Wednesday in his village home in Chauddagram in Cumilla. He was the founding director of Mediaworld, the company that owns the English newspaper The Daily Star, and chairman of Mediastar, the company that owns the Bangladeshi daily Prothom Alo. Latifur, chairman of business conglomerate […]

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Bangladesh business community donates to MNT settlements

May 5, 2020 BY GORETHY KENNETH The Bangladesh Business Association yesterday handed over food bags to more than 300 families in the settlements of Port Moresby.President of the Bangladesh Business Association, Mohammed Wahed brought in food rations worth over K50,000 to help the Mulsim Islam community and those in the Bush Wara colony and others.Two […]

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Central Java company exports double-decker buses to Bangladesh – business

Suherdjoko (The Jakarta Post) Semarang ● Mon 24 February 2020 2020-02-24 14:17 584 7f440ff09e92db75a02bbad20663d08e 1 Business Indonesia, automobile, CV-Laksana, bus, exports, Bangladesh, East Timor, Fiji, Philippines, Thailand To free Java-based CV Laksana bus assembly company exported 10 double-decker buses to Bangladesh after exporting around 200 executive buses to Fiji and Timor Leste last year. Central […]

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India-Bangladesh Business Forum meets in New Delhi

INDO Bangla flags India-Bangladesh Business Forum meets in New Delhi India and Bangladesh collaborate to make the two countries prosperous: Piyush Goyal G2b MoUs signed between India and Bangladesh By GDP Delhi India and Bangladesh are not competitors but collaborators in making the two countries prosperous and ensuring a better future for their people, said […]

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Bangladesh Mission in Toronto holds first business meeting

Bangladesh’s new Consulate General in Toronto took the initiative and, along with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce or OCC, brought together business leaders from both sides on Tuesday at the “Bangladesh-Canada Business Forum”. The forum also witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the OCC and Bangladesh’s umbrella chamber, FBCCI, which is also […]

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18th Bangladesh Business Awards: laurels for business heroes

DHL, The Daily Star honor 2 businessmen, 2 institutions Staff Correspondent Sat Jul 6, 2019 12:00 AM From left to right, Mominul Islam, Managing Director of IPDC Finance Ltd; Azam J Chowdhury, President of East Coast Group; NR Narayana Murthy, founder of Infosys; Gowher Rizvi, International Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister; Hafizur Rahman Khan, […]

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Indonesian company to export coal to Bangladesh – business

Thedailystar.net (The Jakarta Post) Dhaka, Bangladesh ● Wed Jun 19, 2019 2019-06-19 12:05 834 db1d47cf6ffbed4060cffaa873d2c9e0 1 Business Bangladesh, Indonesia, coal, imports, Bayan-Resources, North-West-Power-Generation-Company To free Bangladesh is preparing to import coal for the first time for a power plant as part of efforts to diversify its energy mix in the power generation sector. The Bangladesh-China […]

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3rd Nepal-Bangladesh Business Forum starts Thursday

The forum aims to promote and strengthen bilateral cooperation between Nepal and Bangladesh The third edition of the Nepal-Bangladesh Business Forum (NBBF) is scheduled to begin Thursday in Kathmandu. The NBBF aims to promote and strengthen bilateral cooperation between Nepal and Bangladesh, two members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc). This year’s […]

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LightCastle Partners ranks Bangladesh Business Confidence Index

According to a recent study by LightCastle Partners, a leading consulting firm, the Bangladesh Business Confidence Index (BCI) is 39 on a scale of 100, which implies between low and moderate. Ivdad Ahmed Khan Mojlish, Zahedul Amin & Sazzad Hossain Fri Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM the LightCastle management team with Mamun Rashid, Managing Partner, […]

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Indonesia plans to export LNG to Pakistan and Bangladesh – Business

News Office (The Jakarta Post) Jakarta ● Thursday, January 18, 2018 2018-01-18 15:28 1352 2c798a31c212039f000dc5df9c19be19 4 Business Export of LNG, Pakistan, Bangladesh To free Deputy Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Arcandra Tahar said Indonesia plans to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to two South Asian countries – Pakistan and Bangladesh – with trade values […]

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Kenya pays factory workers twice as much as rival Bangladesh

Economy Kenya pays factory workers twice as much as rival Bangladesh Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Workers in a factory based in Thika. PHOTO | Marie Wambui By NEVILLE OTUKIMore from this author Summary The US-based Center for Global Development estimates the annual salary per worker in Kenyan industries at $ 2,118 (Sh218,154), which works out […]