Banks offering loans to farmers and farms

In Bangladesh, agriculture is the largest employment sector, accounting for 14.2% of the country’s GDP in 2017 and employing around 42.7% of the labor force. The government has always provided special subsidies in the sector. In addition, easy loans for farmers are offered by different government and private banks. Specialized …

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Golden LEAF, NC Rural Center Announces Stimulus Loan Program for Small Businesses Affected by Tropical Storm Fred | Business

The Golden LEAF Foundation and the NC Rural Center have reactivated their disaster recovery loan program, which is now accepting applications from small business owners in Avery, Buncombe, Haywood, Madison, Transylvania, Watauga and Yancey counties. Managed by the rural center nonprofit, Thread Capital, Disaster Recovery Loans (Resilient Recovery and Resilient …

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Definition of the Starbucks Index

What is the Starbucks Index? The Starbucks Index refers to a purchasing power parity (PPP) measure that compares the cost of a large latte in local currency against the US dollar in 16 countries. The purpose of the Starbucks Index is to show the purchasing power of each national currency …

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