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Onion Crisis Highlights Weaknesses of Local Commodity Market

Onions are dear to the cuisine of the sub-continent, so a shocking rise of 658% over the past year in the price of local onions alarmed consumers and has become a hotly discussed topic for the entire nation. The steep rise has been attributed to several causes, such as a lack of imports from India, […]

Shipbuilding Industry in a Slump

As a country rich with rivers and waterways, Bangladesh has been a hotspot for shipbuilding since the Mughal era. Until recent times, it was better known for its shipbreaking industry. Bangladesh became a ship-exporting country in 2008 when orders for multi-purpose carriers began to come largely from European countries such as the Netherlands and Germany. […]

Bangladesh: An Unexpected Leader in Green RMG

Despite being a developing country with a ready-made garments sector that is focused on cheap production, Bangladesh leads the world in “green RMG” . Green RMG, the increase of which has also been termed the green revolution, refers to environmentally-sustainable production practices in the sector. It includes waste management, energy efficiency, and water conservation. As […]

SMP Regulation Seeking to Limit Grameenphone

With the increasing dominance of connectivity in day-to-day life, the telecommunications industry has benefited off of the ravenous demand for connection through traditional voice call services and newer data services. Bangladesh is the world’s 9th largest mobile market with 88 million unique subscribers as of 2018, a number that increases every day. Amidst the growth […]

The Untapped Potential of the Insurance Industry

Risk is one of its most challenging and constant aspects of the human experience. By providing financial backing in case of unexpected events, insurance attempts to reduce the impact of risk on our health, belongings, and businesses. The insurance industry is not only central to the creation of a stable business environment but also critical […]

Need for Affordable Housing in the Real Estate Industry

The security provided by a shelter goes beyond physical safety. Owning a house, an apartment, or land constitutes a significant portion of the average citizen’s wealth. As property prices rise, the value of their assets rises, giving them the financial security to increase consumer spending. Those who don’t own their residences and instead pay rent […]

Rice Industry Essential for Rural Development

The consumption of rice is a crucial part of the Bangladeshi identity – in both cultural and economic terms. It is not only the staple food of the country but also the source of employment for 48% of the rural population, as almost all of the 15 million farms in the country grow rice 1. […]

High Prospects in the Commercial Vehicle Market

Transport is one of the most crucial aspects of the business world. Without it, businesses would be unable to access raw materials, markets with spare capacity, or suitable factory locations. The ability to expand operations beyond a firm’s immediate location is crucial to its growth and hence the growth of the economy. The commercial vehicle […]

Transformation in the Telecommunications Industry

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has been making its presence known throughout the world as people are more connected than ever before – to each other, devices, and networks. At the forefront of this era has been the telecommunications industry by providing increasingly cheap and accessible connectivity. In Bangladesh, the story is no different, with the […]

Tea Industry Starting to Meet Local Demand

There is no bad time for a cup of tea. It’s the go-to drink whether the occasion be a headache, bad mood, or unexpected guests. Tea’s importance is embedded in our culture. Bangladesh has been producing tea since the 1840s, and produced nearly 80 million kilograms in 2017 , with an industry turnover of approximately […]

Bangladesh RMG Sector – Difficult Relationship with Sustainability

Bangladesh’s affiliation with cloth has a long history. From being renowned throughout the world and even conquered by the British for its high-quality muslin, silk, and pure cotton, to becoming the second-largest ready-made garments producer in the world , the country has long depended on the textile industry for its growth. The production of RMG […]

The Passenger Airline Industry Failing to Take Off

Few inventions have changed the world as drastically as the invention of the airplane in 1903. It impacted trade, lifestyles, and communication by making the world a smaller place and providing a faster mode of travel and shipping. In Bangladesh, the industry is booming, having grown 22.1% internationally and 64.7% domestically in the last five […]

The Pharmaceutical Industry: The Next Stage of Development

The pharmaceuticals industry of Bangladesh is one of the most important thrust sectors of Bangladesh, expected to bring billions of dollars worth investments and exports as the country grows. As the country shifts to high-value manufactured products from low-value products like RMG, the future of this industry is under intense scrutiny. This expectation is supported […]
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