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    Japan wants WTO settlement panel for India steel dispute

    Business Desk | Updated at 09:51pm on March 09, 2017

    Japan on Thursday asked the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to set up a dispute settlement panel to examine India’s safeguard duties on steel imports which...

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    Salman first Bangladeshi ‘billionaire’ to enter global rich list

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:47pm on March 09, 2017

    Salman F Rahman became the first Bangladeshi ‘billionaire’ to enter into the ‘Hurun Global Rich List’. Salman, vice-chairman of BEXIMCO Group, has been ranked at...

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    WIL celebrates International Women’s Day

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:23pm on March 08, 2017

    Women In Leadership, a project under Bangladesh Brand Forum, on Wednesday celebrated the International Women’s Day 2017 with day-long activities through the Women Leadership Summit...

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    BIDA to launch one-stop service in 6 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on March 08, 2017

    The Bangladesh Investment Development Authority will launch a full-fledged and functional one-stop service within next six months for the foreign investors, said its executive chairman...

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    H&M factory in Myanmar damaged in violent labour dispute

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 10:16pm on March 08, 2017

    Workers demanding better conditions and benefits have destroyed the production line of a Chinese-owned factory making clothes for Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz, in...

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    Alliance cuts ties with award-winning FARR Ceramic factory

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on March 07, 2017

    North American buyers’ group has suspended business relation with seven more Bangladeshi factories including a ceramic factory in February while the European buyers’ group terminated...

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    IORA region business leaders for forging partnership

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:31pm on March 07, 2017

    Business leaders of the IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Associations) countries in a joint declaration agreed to increase private sector’s role in advancing economic growth and...

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    Govt looks for land at Uttara for BGMEA Bhaban: Tofail

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:22pm on March 06, 2017

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Monday said that steps had been taken to select a suitable land at Uttara for the construction of ‘BGMEA Bhaban’,...

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    B’desh should negotiate with Britain, US for GSP facilities: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on March 06, 2017

    Bangladesh should negotiate with Britain for continuing duty-free market access under GSP scheme and with US for regaining the facility following the emerging developments after...

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    Minimum wage for wokers set at Tk 3,710

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:13pm on March 06, 2017

    The government has raised the minimum wages for the workers of the hotel and restaurant sector to Tk 3,710 as monthly gross pay from Tk...