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    India’s palm oil imports jump 65pc in May: trade body

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:15am on June 15, 2019

    India’s palm oil imports jumped 65 per cent in May from a year earlier as oversees purchases of refined palm more than doubled due to...

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    Automakers tap VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars

    Reuters . Shanghai | Updated at 12:15am on June 15, 2019

    Audi, Nissan and other car makers are banking on talking cartoon characters and other virtual reality experiences to keep drivers and other occupants of future...

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    China hikes anti-dumping duties on some US, EU steel tubes and pipes

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:15am on June 15, 2019

    China said on Friday it was raising anti-dumping duties on certain alloy-steel seamless tubes and pipes used at utilities and imported from the United States...

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    Pompeo to push India for more market access

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on June 14, 2019

    The United States is open to dialogue to resolve trade differences with India by allowing American companies more access to Indian markets, US secretary of...

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    Trade bodies want cut in taxes in budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 13, 2019

    Different chambers and business associations in the country have demanded that the government should lower corporate income tax and raise tax-free income limit for individual...

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    Trade deficit drops by 10.4pc in July-April

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 13, 2019

    Country’s trade deficit dropped by 10.44 per cent or $1.59 billion in first 10 months of the fiscal year 2018-2019 compared with that in the...

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    FBCCI keen to invest in Africa

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:54pm on June 12, 2019

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries on Wednesday expressed its keen interest to develop trade relations with and enhance Bangladeshi investment in...

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    Govt lifts ban on raw jute export

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:41pm on June 12, 2019

    The government has lifted the ban on export of two types of low quality raw jute — un-cut Bangla Tosha Rejection and Bangla White Rejection...

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    Trump ready to slap more tariffs on China after G20 meet, China to respond

    Reuters . Washington/Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on June 12, 2019

    US president Donald Trump said on Monday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if he cannot make progress...

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    Plastic goods manufacturers eye bigger share in global market

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:32am on June 11, 2019

    The plastic goods sector, which has tremendous potential to capture a chunk of the global market, will flourish further if a specialised industrial zone and...

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