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    Bernicat urges quick decision on Accord, Alliance’s tenure extension

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:15pm on May 28, 2018

    US ambassador Marcia Bernicat on Monday urged the Bangladesh government and the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association for a quick decision on the extension of the tenure of buyers’ initiatives Accord and Alliance in Bangladesh.....

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    Inaccurate credit reports on foreign traders open door to forgeries

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on May 28, 2018

    Inaccurate credit reports on foreign importers and exporters open the door to different forgeries in export and import services, said experts at a discussion organised by the Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management....

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    LTU for rejection of Robi’s review appeal on Tk 925cr tax claim

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:15pm on May 28, 2018

    The Large Taxpayers Unit for value-added tax has recommended that the National Board of Revenue reject an appeal of the mobile operator Robi seeking review of Tk 924.50 crore VAT and other taxes claimed by the unit...

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    India to ignore US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela, says Sushma

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 07:32pm on May 28, 2018

    India will keep trading with Iran and Venezuela despite the threat of fallout from US sanctions against the two countries, foreign minister Sushma Swaraj said...

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    Southeast Bank director transacts 36 lakh shares during prohibition

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on May 28, 2018

    A Southeast Bank sponsor-director has violated securities rules by transacting more than 36.82 lakh shares during a prohibition period and without any declaration, sources said....

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    Stocks gain for 2nd day on BSEC move

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 28, 2018

    Dhaka stocks increased for the second consecutive session on Sunday as institutional investors kept buying shares following a BSEC move to recover investors’ confidence....

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    OMS dealers on strike demanding higher commission

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 28, 2018

    Dealers selling government subsidised rice and flour in the capital kept their shops closed for second consecutive day on Sunday demanding an increase in the commission they get on sales....

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    Banks asked to submit detailed info on agent banking

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 28, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank has asked banks to submit verified checklist of documentation for getting approval for agent banking operation and opening new agent banking outlet....

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    Bangladesh to set up industrial safety unit

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 28, 2018

    The government has initiated a move for setting up ‘industrial safety unit’ under the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments with the aim of ensuring safe working condition in all industrial sectors....

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    Akij acquires 2 Malaysian cos

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:16pm on May 27, 2018

    Local Akij Group has completed acquisition of two Malaysian companies with $77 million, including $20 million taken from Bangladesh, but profit repatriation from the Southeast Asian country to Bangladesh is unlikely to start in few years....

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