Trade & Commerce

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    China, US discuss road map for next stage of trade talks

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    China and the United States discussed a road map for the next stage of their trade talks on Tuesday, during a telephone call between vice...

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    Court rejects Nissan ex-chair Ghosn’s appeal to end detention

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    A Tokyo court on Tuesday rejected ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn’s appeal to end his detention following his arrest last month on allegations of...

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    IMF warns storm clouds gathering for global economy

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    One of the International Monetary Fund’s top officials warned on Tuesday that storm clouds were gathering over the global economy and that governments and central...

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    Japanese investors urged to invest in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:15pm on December 11, 2018

    Bangladesh ambassador to Japan Rabab Fatima urged Japanese investors to invest in Bangladesh on Tuesday highlighting the current investment and business opportunities in the country....

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    16 business entities receive nat’l productivity award

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:18pm on December 11, 2018

    A total of 16 industrial and service-oriented organisations on Tuesday received National Productivity and Quality Excellence Award 2017 for their contribution to high productivity and...

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    Japan’s top 3 telcos to shun Huawei, ZTE network equipment

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Japan’s big three telecom operators plan not to use current equipment and upcoming fifth-generation (5G) gear from China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp,...

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    Govt raises Benapole land port use charges

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    The government has raised considerably the warehouse and open yard space charges for motor vehicles, chassis and related goods at the Benapole land port to...

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    Bug business: cockroaches corralled by the millions in China to crunch waste

    Reuters . China | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    In the near pitch-dark, you can hear them before you see them - millions of cockroaches scuttling and fluttering across stacks of wooden boards as...

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    Kader re-elected president of BGAPMEA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Md Abdul Kader Khan, managing director of Khan Accessories & Packaging Company Ltd, has been reelected president of Bangladesh Garments Accessories and Packaging Manufacturers and...

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    Japan economy shrinks most in 4yrs

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    The Japanese economy contracted the most in over four years in the third quarter as companies slashed spending, threatening to chill the investment outlook in...