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Our vision to produce and export quality biscuits

Our vision to produce and export quality biscuits

Walid Zaman According to the Bangladesh Auto Biscuits and Bread Manufacturer’s Association (BABBMA), the bakery industry consists of around 4,500–5,000 biscuit and bread manufacturers. The local market is growing at 15 per cent per year. Around 100 automated factories operate in the country. These include 15 mega factories, 35 large factories, and 50 medium-sized factories.

Press 17 March

BEPZA and All EPZs Celebrate Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu

Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA) celebrated birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Saturday with due dignity and enthusiasm. In this regard, Major General Mohd Habibur Rahman Khan, BSP, ndc, psc, Executive Chairman of BEPZA along with a team of high officials placed the wreaths at the portrait


Duty cut leads to spurt in motorcycle sales

Motorcycle sales year-on-year have risen nearly 25 per cent to 3.50 lakh units in 2017, after the government lowered the supplementary duty on imported parts and components of two-wheelers from 25 per cent to 20 per cent. Runner Automobiles Ltd is a leading motorcycle manufacturer in the country. Runner Automobiles’ vice-chairman Mozammel Hossain told The


FBCCI signed MoU with Singapore Manufacturing Federation

Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industry has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF). FBCCI President Mr. Md. Shafiul Islam (Mohiuddin) and SMF President Mr. Douglas Foo on behalf of their respective organizations signed the memorandum. FBCCI signed the memorandum with SMF at ‘Bangladesh-Singapore Business Forum-2018’ held recently as


124 garment factories still operate in risky buildings

More than one hundred readymade garment factories located in the capital and the port city are still operating in risky buildings, defying the government’s instruction to close such factories putting the lives of workers at risk, sources said. During the initial inspection on structural integrity, fire and electrical safety conducted by the western retailers’ two


2200 students receive free DCL Laptop at DIU

Daffodil International University (DIU) in association with Daffodil Computers Ltd. distributed 2200 DCL Laptop to the students on Sunday at 71 Milonayoton. Honorable State Minister of ICT Division Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, was the Chief Guest.The function was presided over by Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University. Prof. Dr. Yousuf


DIU & BD Finance introduces ‘Edu-Loan’ for students

First time in Bangladesh “Daffodil International University has taken an initiative of ‘Edu-Loan’ aiming to assist such promising students. Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Bangladesh Finance and Investment Company Ltd. (BD Finance) and Daffodil International University on Saturday. Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University, Mr. Monwar Hossain, Chairman,