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    China’s 2018 growth slows to 28-year low

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    China’s economy cooled in the fourth quarter under pressure from faltering domestic demand and bruising US tariffs, dragging 2018 growth to the lowest in nearly...

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    BIAA gets new board of directors

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    Rafiqul Islam Masum has been elected president of Bangladesh Indenting Agents’ Association while Md Nuruzzaman and AKM Azad were elected as senior vice-president and vice-president...

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    IMF cuts global growth outlook, cites trade war and weak Europe

    Reuters . Davos | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    The International Monetary Fund on Monday cut its world economic growth forecasts for 2019 and 2020, due to weakness in Europe and some emerging markets,...

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    Global FDI skids 19pc on Trump tax reform, may rebound in 2019: UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    Global foreign direct investment (FDI) fell 19 per cent last year to an estimated $1.2 trillion, largely caused by US president Donald Trump’s tax reforms,...

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    UK households gloomy for 2019

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    British households’ hopes for their finances over the year ahead remain near a five-year low, due to growing concern about job security ahead of Brexit,...

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    Huawei in unprecedented media blitz

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    China’s Huawei has launched an unprecedented public relations blitz, thrusting its low-key founder in front of international media as the telecoms firm seeks to ease...

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    Adani Wilmar to invest $400m at Mirsarai EZ

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    Adani Wilmar Limited, a joint venture of India and Singapore-based two companies, has set a plan to invest $400 million or Tk 3,350 crore at...

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    Mashrur becomes City Bank MD

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    Mashrur Arefin has been appointed as the managing director and CEO of The City Bank Limited recently, the bank said in a statement following the...

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    Eve-of-Davos survey shows people place trust in cos over govts

    Reuters . Davos | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    People around the world place much more trust in their companies than their political leaders, according to a major survey that suggests a mood of...

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    NBR issues clarification on date of effectiveness

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    National Board of Revenue on Monday issued a clarification on its latest statutory regulatory order regarding reduction of source tax on export earnings saying that...

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