Trade & Commerce

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    Trump’s plan for more China tariffs to hit US festive shoppers

    Reuters . Washington/New York | Updated at 12:00am on June 19, 2019

    This year’s holiday season could be tighter for many Americans if the US government imposes tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese imports -...

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    UK businesses look for opportunities in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on June 19, 2019

    A delegation of British-Bangladeshi businesspersons is exploring investment opportunities in Bangladesh’s different sectors, including ICT, garments, manufacturing, infrastructure, engineering, construction, logistics, banking and financial services.The...

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    Singapore exports fall most in 3yrs as China shipments slip

    Reuters . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on June 18, 2019

    Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) fell 15.9 per cent year-on-year in May, the biggest decline since March 2016, partly due to a sharp decline in...

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    US businesses beg to be left off Trump’s tariff list

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on June 18, 2019

    Hundreds of US businesses from local bridal shops to multi-billion dollar retailers have submitted comments to the US Trade Representative’s Office opposing president Donald Trump’s...

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    China prepared for long trade fight with the US: party journal

    Reuters . Shanghai | Updated at 12:00am on June 17, 2019

    The United States has underestimated the Chinese people’s will to fight a trade war and Beijing is prepared for a long economic battle, an influential...

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    India imposes retaliatory tariffs on 28 US goods

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on June 17, 2019

    India imposed higher retaliatory tariffs on 28 US products including almonds, apples and walnuts from Sunday, following Washington’s withdrawal of key trade privileges for New...

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    UKBCCI keen to explore opportunities in ICT, garments sectors

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on June 17, 2019

    The UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce and Industry (UKBCCI) on Sunday expressed keenness to explore opportunities in different sectors, including ICT, garments, infrastructure and engineering...

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    BPGMEA wants VAT exemption for plastic goods

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 17, 2019

    Bangladesh Plastic Goods Manufacturers and Exporters Association expressed its deep concern over the proposal of budget for the withdrawal of VAT exemption for the daily...

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    Broadcom’s $2b warning rattles global chip sector

    Reuters . London/Bengaluru | Updated at 02:25am on June 16, 2019

    Broadcom Inc sent a shockwave through the global chipmaking industry on Friday with its forecast that US-China trade tensions and the ban on doing business...

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    Maersk explores Arctic shipping route with Russia

    Reuters . Copenhagen | Updated at 02:23am on June 16, 2019

    Shipping group AP Moller-Maersk said on Friday it is in talks with Russia’s state-owned icebreaker operator to send more goods via the Arctic, which is...

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