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    BB eases tenure of LCs for spare parts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has decided that the letter of credit authorisation forms (LCAF) issued for the import of spare parts shall remain valid for remittances for...

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    Govt to review wages for bakery, confectionary workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    The government has taken a move to review the minimum wages for the workers and employees of bakery, bread and confectionery sector. The wages for...

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    Economists for evidence-based policymaking for better outcome

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:31pm on November 18, 2017

    Experts and economists on Saturday suggested that the government should adopt an evidence-based policymaking process for making sound and effective economic decisions, getting better outcomes...

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    Two leather industrial estates to be set up in Ctg, Rajshahi: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:31am on November 17, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday announced to establish two more leather industrial estates in Chittagong and Rajshahi divisions for further flourishing the leather sector....

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    Investment-GDP ratio hits 30pc on public investment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:28am on November 17, 2017

    The share of investment in gross domestic product, for the first time, exceeded 30 per cent benchmark in the last fiscal year 2016-2017, mainly riding...

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    JV of IFAD Autos, Gulf Oil to set up lubricant manufacturing plant in B’desh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:16am on November 17, 2017

    IFAD Autos Ltd has joined hands with Gulf Oil Bangladesh, a subsidiary of global oil company Gulf Oil International Group, to set up a lubricant...

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    Economy progressing below true potential: MCCI

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2017

    The Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said that the country’s economy was progressing below its true potential. ‘Bangladesh’s economy is progressing well, but...

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    DGF issues 20,000 new licences to food grain traders in Oct

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2017

    More than 20,000 rice and wheat traders across the country received licences from the Directorate General of Food under the Control of Essential Commodities Act,...

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    3-day leather tech fair begins Nov 16

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 13, 2017

    A three-day international exhibition of leather technologies titled ‘LEATHERTECH Bangladesh 2017’ will begin on November 16 at the International Convention City, Bashundara in the capital...

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    Benapole port remains ‘neglected’ for 30yrs

    Our Correspondent . Jessore | Updated at 12:05am on November 13, 2017

    Benapole land port, the country’s largest land port with India, has not witnessed any major developments in the last 30 years due to the insincerity...

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