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    Govt to form national council to finanlise draft CSR policy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on August 02, 2017

    The government has planned to form a national council to finalise the drafted Corporate Social Responsibility policy to facilitate the Sustainable Development Goal targets of...

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    BGMEA leaders fear business loss over congestions in Ctg port

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on July 31, 2017

    Readymade garment makers on Monday expressed concern that their failure in maintaining export lead-time due to container and vessel congestions in the Chittagong port might...

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    Apparel exporters don’t want to see Accord, Alliance after 2018

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on July 31, 2017

    A large majority of the country’s readymade garment exporters on Sunday heavily criticised the activities of two western buyers’ platforms — Accord and Alliance —...

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    MPS may fail to boost pvt investment in absence of proper business climate: UO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on July 30, 2017

    Unnayan Onneshan, a private think-tank, has said that the private sector credit growth targeted in the recently-announced monetary policy statement for the first half of...

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    Govt assures envoys of developing time-bound strategy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on July 30, 2017

    The government on Sunday assured international stakeholders of formulating a time-bound remediation strategy for the garment factories inspected under the national initiative by August 31...

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    Govt sets FY18 export target at $37.5b

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:33pm on July 30, 2017

    The government on Sunday set the export earnings target from goods at $37.50 billion for the current financial year 2017-18, predicting 8.21 per cent growth...

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    BTRC recommends drastic hike in ISP licence fees

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on July 30, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission initiated a move to increase the licence acquisition fees of internet service providers drastically following an instruction from the post and...

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    ICB causes losses to its MF’s investors to make gains

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:34am on July 30, 2017

    State-run Investment Corporation of Bangladesh has acquired British American Tobacco Bangladesh Company shares worth Tk 25 crore ‘illegally’ from ICB Unit Fund, a mutual fund run...

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    Gold price raised by Tk 1,225 a bhori

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on July 28, 2017

    Jewellers on Friday raised the price of gold by maximum Tk 1,225 a bhori (11.66 grams). Leaders of Bangladesh Jewellers Samity said the association on Thursday...

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    Prices of vegetables, onion go up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on July 28, 2017

    The prices of vegetables and onion increased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that prices of the items went...

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