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South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce Bank-Profile

Bank Name South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce Bank Limited Status: Active Bank Holding Company  Date Established in 2013 Bank Charter Class Commercial Bank Regulator  Bangladesh Bank Ownership Type Private Limited Total assets / Authorized Capital : BDT 10 Billion Headquarters BSC Tower, 2-3 Rajuk Avenue, Motijheel, Dhaka-1000,Bangladesh. Number of Branches / Locations 87 Branches Number …

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Southeast Bank-Profile

Bank Name Southeast Bank Limited Status: Active Bank Holding Company  Date Established on March 12, 1995 Bank Charter Class Commercial Bank Regulator  Bangladesh Bank Ownership Type Public Limited Company Total assets /Authorized Capital Tk. 15,000 million Headquarters Eunoos Trade Center 52-53, Dilkusha, C/A, Dhaka – 1000, Bangladesh Number of Branches / Locations 133 Branches Number of …

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Citibank, N.A.(Bangladesh) -Profile

Bank Name Citibank, N.A. Status: Active Bank Holding Company  Date Established Founded in 1812 Since 1987 in Bangladesh Bank Charter Class Foreign Commercial Bank Regulator  Bangladesh Bank in Bangladesh Ownership Type Private limited in Bangladesh Total assets $1,917 billion (2018) Headquarters 8 Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan-1, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh. Number of Branches / Locations Three Branches, …

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Ansar-VDP Unnayan Bank-Profile

Bank Name Ansar-VDP Unnayan Bank Status: Active Bank Holding Company  Government of Bangladesh Date Established in 1995.  Bank Charter Class Specialised Non-scheduled Bank Regulator  Bangladesh Bank Ownership Type State-Owned Total assets Tk. 1589 million Headquarters Opposite to, 14 Outer Circular Rd, police line, Dhaka 1217, Bangladesh. Number of Branches / Locations  92 Branches (as on 2009) …

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Karmasangsthan Bank-Profile

Bank Name Karmasangsthan Bank Status: Active Bank Holding Company  Government of Bangladesh Date Established   in 1998. Bank Charter Class specialized  Non-Scheduled Bank Regulator  Bangladesh Bank Ownership Type State Owned Total assets / Authorised Capital  Tk. 1000.00 crore Headquarters 1, Rajuk Avenue, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh. Number of Branches / Locations 246 Branches Number of employees …

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Standard Bank-Profile

Bank Name Standard Bank Limited Status: Active Bank Holding Company  Date Established on 3 June 1999   Bank Charter Class Commercial Bank Regulator  Bangladesh Bank Ownership Type Public Limited Company Total assets / Authorized Capital Tk. 15,000 million Headquarters Metropolitan Chamber Building (3rd Floor) 122-124 Motijheel C/A, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh. Number of Branches / Locations  138 …

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Palli Sanchay Bank-Profile

Bank Name Palli Sanchay Bank Status: Active Bank Holding Company  Government of Bangladesh Date Established 8 July 2014 Bank Charter Class Specialised Non-scheduled Bank Regulator  Bangladesh Bank Ownership Type State Owned Total assets / capital worth Tk. 2,000 crore, Headquarters Red Crescent Borak Tower (Level-8) 37/3/A, Eskaton Garden, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh. Number of Branches / Locations 385 …

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Standard Chartered Bank (Bangladesh)-Profile

Bank Name Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh Pvt. Ltd. Status: Active Bank Holding Company  Date Established in 1948 (in Bangladesh) Bank Charter Class Commercial Bank Regulator  Bangladesh Bank in Bangladesh Ownership Type Private Limited Total assets / Reserve Headquarters Standard Chartered Bank, 67 Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh Number of Branches / Locations 24 Branches …

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HSBC Bank , Bangladesh-Profile

Bank Name The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited Status: Active Bank Holding Company  Date Established 3 March 1865 in 1996 ( Bangladesh ) Bank Charter Class Foreign Commercial Bank Regulator  Bangladesh Bank in Bangladesh Ownership Type Public Limited Total assets $1.025 trillion (2017) Headquarters in Bangladesh Level 4, Shanta Western Tower 186 Bir Uttam Mir …

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Trust Bank-Profile

Bank Name Trust Bank Limited Status: Active Bank Holding Company  the Army Welfare Trust (AWT)  Date Established in 1999 Bank Charter Class private commercial bank Regulator  Bangladesh Bank Ownership Type Public Limited Total assets / Authorized Capital Tk. 10000 million Headquarters Shadhinata Tower Bir Srestha Shaheed Jahangir Gate Dhaka Cantonment, Dhaka-1206. Number of Branches / …

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Union Bank-Profile

Bank Name Union Bank Limited Status: Active Bank Holding Company  Date Established in 2013 Bank Charter Class Private Commercial Bank Regulator Bangladesh Bank Ownership Type Private Limited Total assets Tk. 131,677.57 million (2017) Headquarters Bahela Tower 72, Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan -1, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh. Number of Branches / Locations 67 Branches Number of employees 1005 to …

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Uttara Bank-Profile

Bank Name Uttara Bank Limited Status: Active Bank Holding Company  Date Established  on 28th January of 1965 Bank Charter Class Private Commercial Bank Regulator  Bangladesh Bank Ownership Type Public Limited Total assets / Authorized Capital Tk. 6000 million Headquarters 47, Shahid Bir Uttom  Asfaqus Samad Sarak (Former 90, Motijheel Commercial Area) Motijheel, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh. Number of Branches …

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Woori Bank (Bangladesh)-Profile

Bank Name Woori Bank Bangladesh Status: Active Bank Holding Company  Date Established 30 January 1899 in South Korea. Bank Charter Class Foreign Commercial Bank Regulator Bangladesh Bank in Bangladesh Ownership Type Private Limited in Bangladesh Total assets / Tap to See Headquarters Suvastu Imam Square, 65 Gulshan Avenue, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh. Number of Branches / Locations 6 Branches Number …

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Former law minister Matin Khasru is suffering from coronavirus

Former law minister and Awami League presidium member and president of the Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association Advocate Abdul Matin Khasru MP is undergoing treatment in the ICU of the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka after contracting the coronavirus. He was admitted to CMH in Dhaka on March 16 after suffering from coronavirus. He …

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Proposal to fines and abolish tax benefits for companies employing illegal foreign workers in Bangladesh

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) has said that a large number of foreign nationals are working illegally in various industries and businesses in Bangladesh. According to a report published by the Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) in February 2020, some 2.50 lakh foreign nationals are working in the country. Of them, 90,000 are …

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National River Protection Commission Act 2020 – A review

The draft National River Protection Commission Act 2020 has been formulated for the purpose of amending the National River Protection Commission Act 2013.  In this new law, the river Commission may declare an area as an ecologically endangered area if it is deemed to be endangered or endangered by the illegal occupation of rivers, pollution, …

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Bangladesh Approved the trial of Chinese Coronavirus Vaccine

The Bangladesh government has approved the trial of a vaccine manufactured by Chinese company Synovac in Bangladesh.The government thinks that, it will get one lakh pieces of vaccine free of cost and will get priority to purchase more required number of vaccines. Apart from that, Bangladesh has very strong friendly relations with the Chinese government. …

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2.6 Billion Dollar Remittance inflow in July 2020

Bangladesh Wage earner’s remittance inflow exceeded 2.6 Billion in July 2020. Remittance is a transfer of money, often by the worker to an individual in their home country. Besides, the highest foreign exchange reserves in the history of Bangladesh have been raised to 37.28 billion US dollars. Various measures, including 2 percent cash incentives by …

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Bangladesh’s Farmers to get 3.6 Billion Dollar loan this Year

Agriculture and Rural Credit Policy and Program of Bangladesh Bank has set the loan target for the new financial year on Wednesday. Bangladesh Bank allocated loans of Tk 26,292 crore or 3.6 Billion dollars for farmers in the current fiscal year 2020-21 to combat the Covid-19 epidemic.Which is about 8.99 percent more than the 2019-20 …

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Bangladesh’s Mobile operator lost 4 Million Subscriber: Impact of Covid-19 in Business

In the three months since the beginning of coronavirus pandemic in the country, the number of mobile phone subscribers has decreased by 4 million. This calculation is from last March to June. The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) publishes the number of mobile phone subscribers at the end of each month. As of the end of June, the …

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4.1 Billion USD: Defense Budget of Bangladesh 2020-2021

In the 2020-2021 fiscal year budget, 4.1 Billion USD has been allocated to the Bangladesh Armed Forces. This is 6.13% of total budget expenditure slightly decreased from last year  8.3% of total annual government expenditure. বাংলা ভার্সন /Bangla Version In 2020 Bangladesh ranked 46 in global military strength ranking. Last year Bangladesh confirmed the purchase …

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Bangladesh Could benefit From Change in the Global Supply Chain: Alice Wells

Alice Wells, Acting Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia, has said that a change in the global supply chain in the context of Covid-19 could benefit Bangladesh’s economy. She made the remarks at a regional virtual press briefing .Wells called the press conference her farewell media briefing while reviewing U.S. policy across South and Central …

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ADB is increasing financial Assistance to the Private Sector

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has increased its funding limit from 518 million to  755 million by the end of the year to expand the Trade Finance Program (TFP) to support Bangladesh’s private sector. TFP is working with 12 partner banks in Bangladesh to fill the market gap by raising private sector capital and providing …

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Record 34 billion foreign currency reserves in Bangladesh

The country’s foreign currency reserves have reached a new record of 34.23 billion US dollars amid the coronavirus crisis. A senior official of Bangladesh Bank told BSS today that the foreign exchange reserves stood at 34.23 billion on Wednesday as a result of support from development partners and remittance inflows. Earlier, on September 5, 2016, …

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