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    FRC inks deals with 3 int’l standard setting orgs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:57pm on June 15, 2020

    The Financial Reporting Council has signed contracts with three global accounting and auditing standard setting organisations to ensure high quality financial reporting and auditing with...

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    Dhaka urges Madrid to recruit Bangladeshi agri-workers

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:40pm on June 14, 2020

    Dhaka has urged Madrid to recruit agri-workers from Bangladesh for the Spanish agriculture industry considering their skills in farming as Bangladesh ranks as the fourth...

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    Audi to launch 3 new models in Bangladesh this month

    Business Desk  | Updated at 10:36pm on June 14, 2020

    German car maker company Audi has announced that it will launch three new models on the Bangladesh market in June, said a press release. The...

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    Revenue target set in budget unrealistic: BPGMEA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on June 14, 2020

    The Bangladesh Plastic Goods Manufacturers and Exporters Association termed the revenue target set in the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2020-2021 unrealistic considering the...

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    Government estimates per capita income now at $2,079, economists doubt

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:15pm on June 14, 2020

    The government has estimated that the country’s per capita income would rise to $2,079 in the outgoing fiscal year of 2019-2020. Economists, however, differed with...

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    Walton now Dolby partner

    New Age Desk | Updated at 06:25pm on June 14, 2020

    Country’s electronics giant Walton has been partnered with Dolby Laboratories as a ‘licensed manufacturer’ to produce sound quality televisions in Bangladesh. As a Bangladeshi television...

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    Proposed budget lacks tools to tackle pandemic fallout: SANEM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:41pm on June 13, 2020

    The proposed national budget is not framed in response to the COVID‑19 outbreak in the country, said the South Asian Network on Economic Modeling on...

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    UK economy shrinks a fifth on virus lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:55pm on June 12, 2020

    Britain’s economy shrank by a fifth in size during April as the coronavirus lockdown shuttered factories, offices and shops, official data showed on Friday, stoking...

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    Prices of furniture to go up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:34pm on June 11, 2020

    The price of furniture would be increased as the finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday proposed to increase the value-added tax at the showroom...

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    Allocation for PPP projects kept at Tk 3,500cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:32pm on June 11, 2020

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal in the proposed national budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 has made an allocation of Tk 3,500 crore for the public...