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    Hilsa to be identified globally as fish of Bangladeshi origin

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:37pm on August 07, 2017

    Hilsa will be identified globally as a fish of Bangladesh origin as the Department of Patents, Designs and Trademarks has decided to certify the national...

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    Corruption key barrier to FDI in Bangladesh

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 09:59pm on August 06, 2017

    The Office of the United States Trade Representative has said corruption, bureaucratic inefficiencies and lack of transparency are the major impediment to attracting foreign direct...

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    Govt seeks $1b in loans from AIIB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on August 03, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday said that they had sought around $1 billion in loans from the Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank for implementation...

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    B’desh no more wants GSP facility in US

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on August 03, 2017

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday said Bangladesh ‘does not want generalised system of preferences in the United States’ markets any more’..

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    Submission of all borrowers’ loan statement to CIB a must

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on August 03, 2017

    Country’s commercial banks will have to submit the loan statement of the clients who receive loan below Tk 50,000 to the Credit Information Bureau of the...

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    BSEC rejects LankaBangla Finance rights offer

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on August 02, 2017

    Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has rejected a rights offer proposal of LankaBangla Finance worth Tk 160 crore over none compliance with a BSEC directive...

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    Islamic Foundation setting up Halal testing lab

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:51pm on August 02, 2017

    Islamic Foundation is set to launch its own Halal testing laboratory, first of its kind in the country, to certify food, consumer goods and other...

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    Govt to form national council to finanlise draft CSR policy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on August 02, 2017

    The government has planned to form a national council to finalise the drafted Corporate Social Responsibility policy to facilitate the Sustainable Development Goal targets of...

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    BGMEA leaders fear business loss over congestions in Ctg port

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on July 31, 2017

    Readymade garment makers on Monday expressed concern that their failure in maintaining export lead-time due to container and vessel congestions in the Chittagong port might...

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    Apparel exporters don’t want to see Accord, Alliance after 2018

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on July 31, 2017

    A large majority of the country’s readymade garment exporters on Sunday heavily criticised the activities of two western buyers’ platforms — Accord and Alliance —...

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