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December 12, 2011- IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced today that more small and medium financial institutions are set to get more business opportunities thanks to a resource database provided by the IFC and Bangladesh Bank.” more...
Posted by SBBN Content on Dec 12, 2011 11:15 PM GMT
December 6, 2011- Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman said the central bank wants to make bank service more humane, and to do so, it introduced mobile banking system to bring millions of unbanked people into the banking services, reports the Financial Express. more...
Posted by SBBN Content on Dec 6, 2011 8:46 PM GMT
November 29, 2011- Industries Minister Dilip Barua Sunday urged the banks and financial institutions to increase the volume of loan to SME sector as finance poses big obstacle to it, reports the Financial Express. more...
Posted by SBBN Content on Nov 29, 2011 9:56 PM GMT
November 22, 2011- The Financial Express reports that according to Dr. Atiur Rahman the Governor of Bangladesh Bank about 1,227 farmers have opened bank accounts in Khulna. more...
Posted by SBBN Content on Nov 22, 2011 8:30 PM GMT
October 31, 2011- Digital Bangladesh is not a vision only for elites, but one that can also impact the lives of the extreme poor, a social entrepreneur said, reports thefinancialexpress-bd.com. more...
Posted by SBBN Content on Oct 31, 2011 2:59 PM GMT

October 24, 2011- Mobile phone use in Bangladesh is not a luxury now. Almost half of the country's 160 million population uses mobile phones, but very few have bank accounts. There were lot of talks in the past few years on how the big population could be brought under the banking services via their mobile handsets. The GSM Association (GSMA) predicts that by 2012, nearly 300 million of the previously "unbanked" will be using some form of mobile banking, reports thedailystar.net.

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Posted by SBBN Content on Oct 24, 2011 5:21 PM GMT
October 18, 2011 -  SBBN member BRAC Bank has come forward to provide training to SME entrepreneurs for better management of their business entities, reports The Financial Express. more...
Posted by SBBN Content on Oct 18, 2011 3:50 PM GMT
October 11, 2011- The central bank in its Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) policy and programme has recently given more emphasis on cluster based financing to boost up the SMEs across the country, reports The Financial Express. more...
Posted by SBBN Content on Oct 11, 2011 4:17 PM GMT
October 4, 2011- SMEs can help reduce poverty by contributing to the national economic growth, removing problems of labour-intensive industries, creating employment opportunities for the semi-skilled workers and also linking small entrepreneurs with main stream business, reports The Financial Express. more...
Posted by SBBN Content on Oct 4, 2011 4:01 PM GMT
September 27, 2011- The WSJ's Market Watch reports on the release of "The Best Practices In SME Banking Report" released by top financial and professional services information provider VRL. more...
Posted by SBBN Content on Sep 27, 2011 3:32 PM GMT
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