Trade & Commerce

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    CPA seeks off-port delivery of more import containers

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on December 22, 2019

    The Chittagong Port Authority has requested the National Board of Revenue to make arrangements for delivery of more containers at the premises of importers instead...

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    US existing home sales hit five-month low

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on December 21, 2019

    Sales of existing US homes — the largest part of America’s sprawling housing market — hit a five-month low in November amid tight supplies and...

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    Goldman in talks to admit guilt in 1MDB case: report

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on December 21, 2019

    Goldman Sachs is in talks with American authorities to admit guilt and pay a massive fine in the 1MDB bribery scandal to end a US...

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    Trump called Boeing CEO ahead of MAX shutdown: source

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on December 21, 2019

    US president Donald Trump phoned the head of Boeing ahead of the company’s announcement on Monday that it was halting production of the 737 MAX,...

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    German shoppers more downbeat heading into New Year

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on December 21, 2019

    German consumers are slightly more pessimistic heading into January, a key survey found on Friday, as fears mount that a global slowdown could trigger job...

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    Grim Christmas on the menu for Paris restaurants as strike bites

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on December 21, 2019

    The clock has just struck noon and Guillaume Join, who has finished setting tables at his bistrot in the shadow of the Sorbonne, wonders how...

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    Uber suffers fresh legal setback in Germany

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on December 21, 2019

    A German court on Thursday barred Uber from offering rides through car hire firms, saying it lacked a licence to do so, in the latest...

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    US House passes USMCA in key step toward ratification

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:57pm on December 20, 2019

    US lawmakers in the House of Representatives on Thursday approved a new continental trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, a victory for president Donald Trump...

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    Uber to pay $4.4m fine to end federal sex harassment probe

    AP/UNB | Updated at 12:00am on December 20, 2019

    Uber Technologies Inc will establish a $4.4 million fund to settle a federal investigation into allegations that the San Francisco company allowed a rampant culture of...

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    Washington appeals WTO ruling in India steel dispute

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on December 20, 2019

    Washington is appealing a World Trade Organisation ruling in a dispute over import duties on Indian steel products, despite having recently forced the body’s appeals...

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