BGMEA, KOFOTI Signs to Promote Trade & Investment
BGMEA, The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, signed a memorandum of understanding, MoU with the Korea Federation of Textile Industries, KOFOTI, to promote trade & investment, particularly in the apparel and textile industries, of both countries.
The MoU includes more cooperation in the areas of exchange of information and discussion of trade issues between Bangladesh and South Korea.
The collaboration also seeks to promote direct or joint venture investments from South Korea to Bangladesh in non-cotton textiles, high-end garment items, woven textiles and garments, skills development and innovation.
BGMEA President Faruque Hassan and KOFOTI Chairman Sang Woon Lee signed the MoU in South Korea’s Seoul Monday, 24 October.
“South Korea is one of the emerging markets for Bangladesh in the East Asian region. As we have identified innovation, diversification and technological up-gradation as the key strategic priorities for our future growth, a collaboration between Bangladesh and South Korea is crucial,” Faruque said.
BGMEA Vice-President Shahidullah Azim, Director Asif Ashraf, Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency Director General Jong Won Kim, Korea Fashion Industry Association Vice-President Kim Sung Chan, KOFOTI Executive Vice-Chairman Soyoung JOO, Korea Textile Trade Association General Director Jung-kee Lee, DBL Group Managing Director of MA Jabbar and Hams Group Managing Director Md Shafiqur Rahman were also present.
Index on Negative, Turnover shows slight Gain on DSE
Dhaka Stock Exchange DSE, Bourses on the first working day of the week, March 27, ended with price index drops & turnover hikes.
This information is known from DSE sources.
317 crores 60 lakh shares were traded in DSE on this day. 30 crores 62 lakhs more trading was done in DSE today compared to the previous workday, 23 March, Shares worth Tk 286 crores 97 lakh shares were traded in DSE last time, Thursday.
The benchmark index DSEX dropped 11.38 points or 6,203. The Shariah-based index DSES shed 3.56 points or 1,349, and the blue-chip index DS30 lost 2.60 points or 2,215.
Of the issues traded, 28 advanced, 72 declined, and 183 remained unchanged.
Legacy Footwear Limited ranked top gainer on DSE, the share price increased by Tk 5.6 paisa or 9.96 percent. On this day, the share was last traded at Tk 61.80 paisa.
On the other hand, Islamui Commercial Insurance Company Ltd ranked top loser on the DSE, the share price dropped by Tk 1.3 paisa or 4.71 percent. On this day, the share was last traded at Tk 26.30 paisa.
DSE topped on trade Unique Hotel & Resorts PLC 41 crores 52 lakh 86 thousand takas of shares of the company have been traded.
A total of 52 companies’ shares were traded in the Block on Dhaka Stock Exchange, 25 lakh 74 thousand 877 shares of the companies were traded. The financial value of which is 18 crore 76 lakh taka.
Salvo Chemical discloses Q2 Financials
One of the listed companies, Salvo Chemical Industry Limited, discloses its financial reports for the second quarter, (October-December 22). This source is known from DSE.
The company’s earnings per share (EPS) was Tk 0.37 paisa in Q2 of the current financial year. EPS was Tk 0.80 paisa during the same period last year. As of December 31, 2022, net asset value (NAVPS) was loss of Tk 15.42 paisa.
The company reported EPS has been decreased due to increase in costs because of high raw material price in local and import prices, currency devaluation and increase in energy price which adversely affected overall profitability of the Company.
Prime Islami Life Insurance releases its Dividends
One of the Listed Companies, Prime Islami Life Insurance Limited has recommended 2 percent cash Dividend to its investors for the Financial Year ending December 31, 2022.
This source is known from DSE.
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the company will be held on May 29 through the digital platform. The record date for this has been fixed at April 17.
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