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    Land, flat sellers, buyers to require TINs in urban areas

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on June 16, 2019

    Both the buyers and the sellers of land, building and apartment worth above Tk 1 lakh and located in city corporations, cantonment board and the municipality (paurashava) in a district headquarters will...

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    Dhaka stocks rise for 3rd week on budget expectations

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on June 15, 2019

    Dhaka stocks in the past week gained for the third consecutive week with an increased participation of investors amid budget-centric expectations. Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday placed before parliament the...

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    RMG accessories industry seeks lower corporate tax

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on June 16, 2019

    The Bangladesh Garments Accessories and Packaging Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Saturday demanded reduction of corporate tax to 10-12 per cent from the proposed 35 per cent to...

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    Huawei delays global launch of foldable phone by three months

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:20am on June 16, 2019

    Huawei will delay the launch of its much-touted foldable 5G Mate X smartphone by three months, the latest setback for the company that was slapped with US sanctions last...

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    India’s flat May fuel demand points to sluggish economy

    Reuters | Updated at 12:20am on June 16, 2019

    India’s fuel demand in May was unchanged from a year earlier, preliminary government data showed on Saturday, indicating a continued slowdown in various sectors including industrial...

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    Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market

    Reuters | Updated at 12:20am on June 16, 2019

    Perdue Foods, one of America’s largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for...

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    S Korea stops Iranian oil imports in May as sanction waivers end

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 12:20am on June 16, 2019

    South Korea halted all imports of Iranian oil in May, customs data showed on Saturday, as waivers on US sanctions against Iran ended at the start of last month. The world’s fifth-largest crude oil importer was...

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    Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade

    Reuters . Sao Paulo | Updated at 12:20am on June 16, 2019

    The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil’s poultry exports, the Agriculture Ministry...

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