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    $5b export earnings from leather sector by 2021: Tofail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on February 26, 2017

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Sunday said country’s export earnings from leather and leather products would reach $5 billion by 2021 as the government has...

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    India lobbies Trump admin to avert visa threat

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 10:35pm on February 25, 2017

    India has stepped up its lobbying effort against moves in the US Congress to impose curbs on visas for skilled workers that threaten the South...

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    China says no intention of using currency devaluation to its advantage

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:36pm on February 24, 2017

    China said on Friday it has no intention of using currency devaluation to its advantage in trade, responding to an assertion from US president Donald...

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    PM to open first air-conditioned warehouse tomorrow

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Bogra | Updated at 10:32pm on February 24, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is set to inaugurate the country’s first-ever multistoried air conditioned warehouse (silo) at Shantahar in Bogra tomorrow...

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    Trump calls China ‘grand champions’ of currency manipulation

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 10:30pm on February 24, 2017

    US president Donald Trump declared China the ‘grand champions’ of currency manipulation on Thursday, just hours after his new Treasury secretary pledged a more methodical...

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    Red meat prices remain high

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on February 24, 2017

    The prices of beef and mutton remained high in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday...

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    Khalilur becomes AIBL Capital Market Services chair

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:03am on February 24, 2017

    Khalilur Rahman and Liakat Ali Chowdhury have been elected chairman and vice-chairman respectively of AIBL Capital Market Services Limited, a subsidiary company of Al-Arafah Islami...

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    2-day Panache spring expo begins today

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:02am on February 24, 2017

    Panache begins its two-day Spring Collections and Lifestyle Exhibition today, said a news release. It is open for all from 11:00am to 10:00pm both days...

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    Ctg port to come under modern container scanning system: NBR chair

    Staff Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 11:32pm on February 23, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue is going to bring the Chittagong port fully under modern container scanning system to enhance non-intrusive inspection system in the...

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    4-day textile and garment machinery expo starts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:29pm on February 23, 2017

    A four-day international textile and garment machinery exhibition began at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka on Thursday, said a news release...

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