Trade & Commerce

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    E-commerce site Shophoods starts in Bangladesh with 80m products

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:46pm on August 13, 2018

    E-commerce company Shophoods started its journey in Bangladesh to provide quality desired products from the authentic Chinese...

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    Bangladesh wants DFQF market access to China under WTO rules: Tofail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:56pm on August 12, 2018

    Bangladesh as a least developed country has demanded duty-free and quota-free market access to China as per a provision of the World Trade Organisation....

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    New jute policy suggests setting minimum price

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on August 11, 2018

    The government has framed National Jute Policy-2018 with scope for creating a fund for modernisation of the sector and fixing minimum price of the golden...

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    Bangladesh to import 9,000 megawatts from Nepal: Nasrul

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Kathmandu | Updated at 10:49pm on August 10, 2018

    State minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said Bangladesh has a plan to import 9,000 megawatts electricity from Nepal to mitigate...

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    Govt aims 6.47pc export growth in FY19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 09, 2018

    The government has set an export target of $44 billion from goods and services with a year-on-year growth of 6.47 per cent for the current...

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    Syngenta ready to explore partnership with Bangladesh 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:25pm on August 08, 2018

    With cutting edge farm technologies under its disposal, world's top agrochemical company Syngenta has expressed readiness to explore partnerships and knowledge sharing opportunities with suitable...

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    Anti-tobacco NGO criticises Japan Tobacco- Akij deal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on August 07, 2018

    Progga, a platform of anti-tobacco campaigners, on Thursday said that the government’s permission to Japan Tobacco Incorporation to acquire the tobacco businesses of local Akij...

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    Govt to set $39b goods export target for FY19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:15pm on August 07, 2018

    The government is likely to set country’s export earning target from goods at $39 billion for the financial year 2018-19....

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    India to impose delayed tariffs on some US goods in September

    Reuters | Updated at 10:03am on August 04, 2018

    India said on Saturday that delayed higher tariffs against some goods imported from the United States will go into force on September 18. New Delhi,...

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    Price of eggs goes up further

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 04, 2018

    The price of eggs increased further in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that the price of eggs had been...