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    REHAB seeks cut in new VAT rate

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:50pm on June 17, 2017

    Leaders of the Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh on Saturday urged the government to consider reducing the rate of value-added tax stipulated in...

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    PM invites Swedish businesspeople to partner with B’desh in investment

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Stockholm, Sweden | Updated at 11:30pm on June 16, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday invited the leaders of Swedish business and industry to partner with Bangladesh in investment and trade for a shared...

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    Price of broiler goes up in capital

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:28pm on June 16, 2017

    The price of broiler chicken went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that price of the item increased...

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    New SIM sales to be disrupted for 18 hours today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on June 14, 2017

    Sales of new SIM cards are likely to be disrupted for 18 hours from today till Friday due to installation process of central biometric verification...

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    Cattle slaughter crackdown hits India’s leather industry

    Reuters . Agra, India | Updated at 10:40pm on June 14, 2017

    In the backstreets of Agra’s Muslim quarter, where shoes have been made for centuries, small-scale manufacturers are firing workers and families cutting back on spending...

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    Jute goods export to India drops due to anti-dumping duty

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:21pm on June 14, 2017

    Textiles and jute minister Emaz Uddin Pramanik on Wednesday told parliament that export of jute goods to India have been affected after New Delhi imposed...

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    Jute exports to India comes down due to antidumping duty

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:28pm on June 14, 2017

    Textiles and jute minister Emaz Uddin Pramanik on Wednesday told parliament that export of jute goods to India have been affected after...

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    BTRC moves to recruit employees for Bangabandhu Satellite

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on June 13, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has initiated a move to recruit employees for the proposed Bangabandhu Satellite Communication Bangladesh Company Limited that would maintain the country’s...

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    Govt submits to ILC time-bound action plan on labour rights

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:42pm on June 13, 2017

    The government has promised to produce the draft of the revised EPZ law before an International Labour Organisation committee by the end of November and...

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    Peoples Insurance gets new chair, vice-chair

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:39pm on June 12, 2017

    Shahjada Mahamud Chowdhury and Jafar Ahmed Patwari were elected chairman and vice-chairman of Peoples Insurance Company Limited respectively, said a news release...

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