LDC

Least developed country (LDC)

EU assures continued trade benefits to Bangladesh after LDC graduation

The European Union (EU) on Tuesday assured to continue trade benefits for Bangladesh even after graduation from LDC.

EU assures continued trade benefits to Bangladesh after LDC graduation

Govt to formulate Smooth Transition Strategy to continue development spree: PM Hasina

The prime minister promised that she would never stop the journey to take the nation forward and make it a developed and prosperous one confronting all the odds, such as thorny, daunting, dark, and ...

Govt to formulate Smooth Transition Strategy to continue development spree: PM Hasina

Switzerland to invest Tk 11b for Bangladesh’s LDC graduation, resilience

Switzerland will invest Swiss Franc 119 million equal to Tk 11 billion (1,100 crore) to support Bangladesh’s successful LDC graduation, promote a just and resilient society, and contribute to ...

Switzerland to invest Tk 11b for Bangladesh’s LDC graduation, resilience

UNGA adopts resolution to graduate Bangladesh from LDC category

The UN website said alongside Bangladesh the same recommendation has been made for Nepal and Laos

UNGA adopts resolution to graduate Bangladesh from LDC category

Cows, cars and climate

Extensive public awareness and incentives play a part in making people environment-friendly. Unless the people themselves are climate and environment-friendly, no government or conference can play an ...

Oxfam activists dressed as a Scottish pipe band and representing (L-R) Russian president Vladimir Putin, Italian prime minister Mario Draghi, French president Emmanuel Macron, US president Joe Biden, British prime minister Boris Johnson, Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, India's prime minister Narendra Modi and Chinese president Xi Jinping pose during their "Big Heads" protest stunt at the Royal Exchange Square in Glasgow on 1 November 2021 on the sidelines of the COP26 UN Climate Summit.

Which countries, blocs are major players at COP26?

The diverse interests among the 197 signatories to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) make for a tough challenge reaching consensus on the next steps to stem global warming. Here ...

Which countries, blocs are major players at COP26?

Post-LDC Bangladesh

Australia urged to continue duty benefits for 12 years

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has called on Australia to extend the LDC graduation transition period for Bangladesh for 12 years with duty benefits.

Australia urged to continue duty benefits for 12 years

EU market

BGMEA optimistic about GSP+ benefits after Bangladesh's graduation

The apex trade body of Bangladesh's apparel industry has said there is no major barrier for the country to get GSP+ benefits in the European market whenever applicable as the country graduates from ...

BGMEA optimistic about GSP+ benefits after Bangladesh's graduation

Bangladesh can sign FTA with South Korea after LDC graduation: Envoy

South Korean ambassador to Bangladesh Lee Jang-Keun suggested Bangladesh explore a free trade agreement with his country after the South Asian country graduates from the club of LDCs.

Bangladesh can sign FTA with South Korea after LDC graduation: Envoy

Access to Covid vaccines top priority for LDCs: Dhaka

Bangladesh’s permanent representative to the UN Ambassador Rabab Fatima has identified access to Covid-19 vaccines as the top priority for the LDCs

Vials of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine
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