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    Three-day int’l footwear, leather goods sourcing show starts Nov 16

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 06, 2017

    The first ever Bangladesh Leather Footwear and Leather goods International Sourcing Show-2017 is going to start on November 16 in Dhaka to show the strength of the local industry to the global buyers and brands....

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    Govt’s tax collection from DSE falls after 3 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 06, 2017

    The government’s tax collection from the Dhaka Stock Exchange declined to Tk 23.27 crore in October from Tk 30.81 crore in the previous month mainly due to the sluggish situation of the market....

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    Honda to produce motorbikes in Bangladesh from next year

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 06, 2017

    Industries minister Amir Hossain Amu on Sunday laid the foundation stone of a motorcycle manufacturing plant of Japanese Honda Motor Company at privately-owned Abdul Monem Economic Zone at Gazaria in Munshiganj district....

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    Trade deficit balloons by 133pc in Q1

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 06, 2017

    The country’s trade deficit widened by 133 per cent or $2.08 billion during first quarter of the current fiscal year 2017-18 compared with that in the same period of FY17 mainly due to growing spending to meet-up payments for rice import and other consumer goods....

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    NBR finds Tk 926cr VAT ‘evasion’ by Robi

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:05am on November 06, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue on Sunday demanded Tk 926 crore in value-added tax from mobile operator Robi saying that the company ‘evaded’ the amount in various ways from January 2013 to December 2016, said officials...

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    Stocks rebound after 3-week fall

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:07am on November 05, 2017

    Dhaka stocks rebounded last week after fall in three consecutive weeks as investors went for fresh investments riding on better financial announcements...

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    Naser becomes StanChart B’desh CEO

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2017

    Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh has recently announced the appointment of Naser Ezaz Bijoy as its chief executive officer, with effect from November 7, said a news release....

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    Rise in import of consumer goods to spell trouble for low income: UO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:58pm on November 04, 2017

    Unnayan Onneshan, a local think tank, feared that the recent rise in import of consumer goods including rice might increase hitches of low income people whose living standard already deteriorated due to frequent price hikes in the commodity market....

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    NBR collects Tk 1,201cr in 4 days from tax fair

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:53pm on November 04, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue in four days of the ongoing weeklong income tax fair received record Tk 1,201 crore in income tax from 1.64 lakh taxpayers who paid the amount with filing their tax returns at the fair venues across the country...

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    Bhutan’s limestone powder may get DFQF market access to Bangladesh

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:49pm on November 04, 2017

    Bhutan may get duty-free and quota-free market access for limestone powder export to Bangladesh, officials of the National Board of Revenue said....

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