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    PPPA inks financing MoU with 14 banks, NBFIs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on November 03, 2016

    Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Thursday expressed hope that implementation of infrastructure projects under the public private partnership would get momentum after the...

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    New alliance formed for market equality in telecom, ICT

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on November 03, 2016

    Aiming to ensure fair competitive market for country’s private sector, a new alliance named Bangladesh Alliance for Fair Competition Wednesday started its journey with the...

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    Shops observe strike demanding lower VAT

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:02am on November 03, 2016

    Shop owners and small businessmen across Dhaka on Wednesday observed a day-long strike demanding reduction of the value added tax...

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    Muhith hopes capital market to be ‘effective market’ by 2yrs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:36pm on November 02, 2016

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday said he hoped that the capital market of the country would be an ‘effective market’ in next two years...

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    Remittance drops for 4 consecutive months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on November 02, 2016

    Inward remittance dropped by 15.42 per cent to US$ 4.25 billion in the first four months of the current fiscal year of 2016-17 compared with...

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    UK keen to invest in SEZs: Tofail

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:28pm on November 01, 2016

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed Tuesday said the United Kingdom (UK) has expressed its keenness to invest in Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to boost bilateral trade...

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    Dhaka to sign MoU with Bangkok for rice import

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangtha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:26pm on November 01, 2016

    Dhaka agreed in principle to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bangkok in order to import up to 10 lakh tonnes of standard rice...

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    Foreign investment in stocks rises 51pc in Oct

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:25pm on November 01, 2016

    Net foreign investment in Dhaka Stock Exchange increased 51 per cent or Tk 72 crore in October this year against that of the previous month...

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    Mahtab to take over as Robi’s first local CEO today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on October 31, 2016

    Mahtab Uddin Ahmed will take over the charge of mobile phone operator Robi today as the first ever Bangladeshi chief executive officer of the company....

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    Farm loans rise by 7.64pc in Q1

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on October 31, 2016

    Disbursement of farm loans posted a 7.64-per cent growth in the first quarter of the current fiscal year of 2016-17 compared with that in the...

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