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    Local investment proposals rise by 28pc in Q3

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:11pm on May 02, 2017

    Local investment proposals rose by 28.80 per cent during January-March quarter (Q3) of 2016-17 financial year (FY17), according to the latest data of the Bangladesh...

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    Govt mulls overseas investment policy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:09pm on May 02, 2017

    The Prime Minister’s Office has taken an initiative to formulate an overseas investment policy for Bangladesh as the government is considering Bangladeshi companies’ investment abroad...

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    World Bank recommends private sector participation in CTG port

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:14pm on April 30, 2017

    World Bank has recommended that Bangladesh and its South Asian neighbours should encourage private participation in their ports’ operation...

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    Govt moves to cut rice import duty amid crop losses in haor areas

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on April 30, 2017

    The food directorate has recently sent a proposal to the food ministry recommending that the National Board of Revenue should cut duty on rice import...

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    Meat traders threaten to enforce strike again from Ramadan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:57pm on April 29, 2017

    Meat traders in the capital and elsewhere in the country are again going to call strike beginning from the first day of the month of...

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    Prices of rice on the rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:32am on April 29, 2017

    The prices of rice increased by Tk 2-3 a kilogram in the city’s retail markets over the week, taking the total hike in the prices...

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    India may go slow on BBIN vehicle deal: report

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:44pm on April 27, 2017

    India is likely to go slow on the implementation of the Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal Motor Vehicles Agreement (BBIN-MVA), keeping in mind the sentiments of close partner Bhutan...

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    B’desh lacks majority data on SDG monitoring indicators

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on April 27, 2017

    Bangladesh has either partial data or no data required to monitor 171 indicators or 71 per cent of the total 241 indicators of sustainable development...

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    ADB projects 6.9pc growth for Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 03:04pm on April 27, 2017

    Bangladesh economy will grow at the rate of 6.9 per cent this year, which will remain unchanged in the following year as well, according to...

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    MoU signed to incorporate ICT in dev activities

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:43pm on April 26, 2017

    A memorandum of understanding was signed on Wednesday between the Information and Communication Technology Division and the United Nations Development Programme in Bangladesh to include...

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