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    NBR to relax selection criteria for VAT award

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on January 09, 2018

    The National Board of Revenue has taken an initiative to relax selection criteria for the highest VAT-payers award to honour more businesses...

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    BB takes T-bonds buyback policy amid savings tools sales surge

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on January 09, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank has framed a policy to buyback the Treasury Bonds and Bills for balancing the redemption profile and reducing the number of government securities amid access fund in the government exchequer...

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    Teletalk, Robi to share network

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on January 09, 2018

    Teletalk and Robi will share their telecommunication network with each-other across the country with a view to strengthen existing network and to expedite 4G network roll-out process once the licences are awarded by the government...

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    Square Pharma to build plant in Kenya

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:47pm on January 09, 2018

    Square Pharmaceuticals Kenya EPZ Ltd, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd Bangladesh, on Monday started the construction work of its state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing plant through a groundbreaking ceremony in Nairobi of Kenya, said a news release...

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    Stocks fall for fourth day in topsy-turvy trading

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on January 09, 2018

    Dhaka stocks dropped again on Tuesday, stretching its losing streak to the fourth consecutive session, as investors remained sceptical amid volatile trading...

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    Lafarge Surma completes RJSC filings for Holcim merger

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:27am on January 09, 2018

    Lafarge Surma Cement Ltd and Holcim Cement (Bangladesh) Ltd have completed required filings before the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and Firms as a part of their merger move...

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    Jute, jute goods exports to India slump by 48pc in H1 on ADD, lower demand

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:25am on January 09, 2018

    Exports of jute and jute goods to India slumped by 47.62 per cent in the first half of the current fiscal year (2017-18) compared with that in the same period of last fiscal year (2016-2017) from the shock of anti-dumping duty India imposed on Bangladeshi jute products in January last year...

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    301 Alliance-linked units complete remediation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:23am on January 09, 2018

    Fifty-four more readymade garment factories which make products for North American retailers and buyers have completed full safety remediation in December in 2017...

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    FB response to B’desh govt’s request for data doubles in 6 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:22am on January 09, 2018

    The cases of response made by the Facebook authority to the Bangladesh government’s requests for Facebook users’ data have almost doubled in terms of percentage in the January-June period of the year 2017 compared with that in the July-December period of 2016...

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    BEZA permit must for EZ units to sell goods locally

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:16am on January 09, 2018

    Factories located at the economic zones will need to obtain local sales permit (LSP) from the Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority to sell finished goods in the local market for consumption...