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    India urged for another hearing on anti-dumping duty decision

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:55pm on March 05, 2017

    Bangladesh government and businesses have requested India to arrange another hearing before taking its final decision on imposing anti-dumping duty on import of hydrogen peroxide from Bangladesh...

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    Telcos provide Tk 24,596 crore revenue

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:42pm on March 05, 2017

    Government has earned revenue worth of tk 24,596 crore from the six mobile operators country in the last sixteen years. Posts and telecommunications minister Tarana...

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    Poripaati wins GSEA

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:12pm on March 04, 2017

    Poripaati proprietor Sababa Shiney received the Global Student Entrepreneurs Award by the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation Bangladesh Chapter at the GSEA Bangladesh grand final held at the Four Points by Sheraton at Gulshan in Dhaka, said a news release...

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    Uber uses secret tool to evade authorities in many countries

    Reuters . Bengaluru/ San Francisco | Updated at 10:10pm on March 04, 2017

    Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc for years has used a secret tool to avoid authorities in markets where its service faced resistance by law enforcement or was banned, the company confirmed on Friday...

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    Dhaka stocks drop after 3-week gains amid profit booking

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:08pm on March 04, 2017

    Dhaka stocks declined last week after gains in previous three consecutive weeks amid investors’ profit booking share sales and countrywide transport strike...

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    Kenya urged to cut tariff rate on Bangladeshi knitwear products

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:07pm on March 04, 2017

    The country’s knitwear manufacturers on Saturday urged the authorities of Kenya to cut the rate of tariff on Bangladeshi export products to increase bilateral trade and business between the two countries...

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    BoP at stake on declining remittance, export earnings: UO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:06pm on March 04, 2017

    Declining growth in remittance and export earnings over the recent months is likely to exert pressure on the country’s balance of payment, said Unnayan Onneshan, an independent think-tank, in its latest report published on Saturday...

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    BIN issuance goes online March 15

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:04pm on March 04, 2017

    The issuance of online business identification number (BIN) is set to begin on March 15 as part of digitisation of the country’s value-added tax system and implementation of the new VAT act from July 1...

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    Govt body advises BB to assess capital account convertibility option

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:03pm on March 04, 2017

    A government committee has advised Bangladesh Bank to review whether Bangladesh could adopt full capital account convertibility (CAC) allowing local businesses to make overseas investment...

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    NBR reluctant to refund excess income tax paid by taxpayers

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 09:48pm on March 04, 2017

    Taxpayers hardly get any cash refund of income tax they paid in excess amount due to ‘negative mindset’ of the officials concerned of the National Board of Revenue and procedural complexities of refund system...