Miscellany

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    Provision against credit card loans cut to 2pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on August 20, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Sunday lowered provision requirement against loans banks disburse through credit cards to 2 per cent from 5 per cent to fulfil a...

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    Alliance not to extend tenure beyond 2018

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:47pm on August 20, 2017

    The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, a consortium of North American brands and buyers, has assured the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association that the...

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    Salt price hike ahead of Eid worries tanners

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:16pm on August 19, 2017

    Tanners are worried over the high salt prices in the country as it will raise the cost of rawhide preservation of sacrificed animals during the...

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    Bangladesh faces formidable challenges to achieve 8pc-plus growth: ICCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on August 17, 2017

    Bangladesh may face formidable challenges in moving to a higher growth path of 8 per cent-plus GDP and earn the status of a middle income...

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    ICT sector to get export cash incentives

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on August 17, 2017

    The government has included five more sectors to provide cash incentive to exporters of products including software, information technology-enabled services and hardware...

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    BIDA nod must be taken 3 months before expiry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on August 17, 2017

    Businesspeople will have to take permission from the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority at least three months before the expiry of stipulated time for taking foreign...

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    Dhaka to sign MoU on DFQF access to five EEU states

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:05pm on August 15, 2017

    The government has expressed its readiness for signing a memorandum of understanding for exploring potentials of duty-free and quota-free access to five countries of Eurasian...

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    Govt, owners, workers fail to reach consensus in marathon meeting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on August 14, 2017

    Representatives of the government, factory owners and labour leaders have failed to reach a consensus on amendment to the key components of labour act including...

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    Jewellers cut gold prices

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on August 12, 2017

    Jewellers have increased the prices of gold by up to Tk 1,516 per bhori with effect from today (Sunday) because of price hike of the...

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    Govt to ease remittance transfer process: Gowher Rizvi

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:57pm on August 12, 2017

    Prime Minister’s adviser for international affairs Gowher Rizvi on Saturday said the government is considering easing the transfer process of remittance Bangladeshi expatriates send from...

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