Trade & Commerce

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    Drastic price fall leads to losses, dumping

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on August 15, 2019

    Eid-ul-Azha witnessed an unprecedented price disorder in the procurement of rawhides of the sacrificial animals in the history of the country allegedly due to an...

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    Trump threatens to pull US from WTO

    Agence France-Presse . Monaca | Updated at 12:00am on August 15, 2019

    President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday (Aug 13) to pull the United States out of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) if conditions are not improved....

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    As trade war rages, central banks ponder radical steps

    Reuters . Tokyo/ Wellington | Updated at 12:00am on August 15, 2019

    Negative interest rate policy - an unconventional gambit once only considered by economies with chronically low inflation such as Europe and Japan - is becoming...

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    China economy worsens in July

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on August 15, 2019

    China’s economy stumbled more sharply than expected in July, with industrial output growth cooling to a more than 17-year low, as the intensifying US trade...

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    Trump delays tariffs on Chinese cellphones, clothes

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on August 15, 2019

    US president Donald Trump on Tuesday backed off his September 1 deadline for 10 per cent tariffs on remaining Chinese imports, delaying duties on cellphones,...

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    Business activities dull amid Eid hangover

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 15, 2019

    Business and economic activities in the Dhaka city remained almost absent on Wednesday, the first working day after Eid-ul-Azha holidays, as a large number of...

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    Govt allows rawhide export: minister

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 04:28pm on August 14, 2019

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Wednesday said the present government had taken instant decision and opened the gateway for exporters to easily export rawhide abroad....

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    Obaidul talks tough against rawhide price manipulators

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:00pm on August 14, 2019

    Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday warned that people responsible for the rawhide price fall will be punished. ‘The government will investigate to...

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    Chinese factories’ output hits 17-year low

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 02:40pm on August 14, 2019

    China’s economy showed further signs of strain in July with output at its factories falling to its lowest level in 17 years, while investment and...

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    Trump roils markets with China trade, Huawei comments

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2019

    US president Donald Trump on Friday said he was not ready to make a deal with China and even called a September round of trade...