Trade & Commerce

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    Road to riches for China’s rag trade runs through Paris

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 09:12pm on December 27, 2019

    ‘Made in China’ may still evoke more off the rack than catwalk, but Chinese designers are slowly installing themselves in Paris, the fashion capital, as...

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    Brazil cocoa follows in footsteps of famed wines, boosting prices

    Agence France-Presse . Coaraci | Updated at 09:11pm on December 27, 2019

    With an attentive eye, Henrique Almeida watches a technician carefully open a hundred cocoa pods, while another worker on the plantation collects samples in bags...

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    Dhaka, Hanoi to work to double bilateral trade volume by 2021

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:03pm on December 27, 2019

    Bangladesh and Vietnam want to work closely to enhance the bilateral trade volume from around $1 billion to $2 billion by 2021. The two countries...

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    Listed steel manufacturing companies struggling

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 09:00pm on December 27, 2019

    The listed steel manufacturing companies have been struggling due mainly to volatility in raw-materials and utility cost, depreciation of local currency, high bank interest rate,...

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    New hotel encapsulates Milan tourist renaissance

    Agence France-Presse . Milan | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2019

    Cheap and cheerful capsule hotels are forever expanding from their Japanese cradle, including now in Milan where the tiny, stacked rooms are helping the Italian...

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    China’s November soya bean imports rise after US trade deal

    Associated Press/ UNB . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2019

    China’s imports of soya beans surged in November following the announcement of an interim trade deal with the United States. Imports rose 53.7 per cent...

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    Bruce Lee’s daughter sues fast food chain for using father’s image

    AFP | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2019

    A company run by Bruce Lee’s daughter is suing a Chinese fast food chain for allegedly using an image of the late martial arts film...

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    GPH Ispat holds 13th AGM

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2019

    GPH Ispat Limited held its 13th annual general meeting at City Convention Hall in Chattogram on Thursday. The meeting approved 5 per cent cash and...

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    China slams US defence act over trade restrictions

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2019

    Beijing on Thursday said it ‘firmly opposes’ trade restrictions included in a new US defence act, having already admonished the bill for interfering in China’s...

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    ‘Boeing document dump shows disturbing picture on 737 MAX’

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:09am on December 26, 2019

    Boeing provided a fresh batch of incriminating documents on the 737 MAX to regulators and congressional investigators, only hours after announcing a leadership shakeup...