Trade & Commerce

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    Export growth hits 15-yr low in FY17

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:17pm on July 06, 2017

    Export earnings’ growth of the country in the just concluded financial year 2016-17 hit 15-year low at 1.69 per cent as the earnings from readymade...

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    RMG workers besiege BGMEA office over abrupt closure of factory

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:57pm on July 03, 2017

    Several hundred workers of a readymade garment factory on Monday staged demonstration in front of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association in the city as...

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    Prices of broiler, egg, onion on the rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:36pm on June 30, 2017

    The prices of broiler, egg and onion went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week for supply shortage of the items due to...

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    Accord renewed for 3 more years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:22pm on June 29, 2017

    European Union fashion brands and retailers and global union federations on Thursday announced a new deal named Accord 2018, which in effect will carry on...

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    Approved Finance Bill reflects desired changes: DCCI

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:54pm on June 29, 2017

    The Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday said the Finance Bill for FY 2017-18 approved in parliament on Wednesday reflected the...

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    Import-export thru’ BLP suspended for nine days

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 09:46pm on June 23, 2017

    Import and export activities will remain suspended for nine days from on Friday through the Burimari Land Port under Patgram upazila in Lalmonirhat district on...

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    Reconditioned car importers seek depreciation up to 45pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on June 22, 2017

    The Bangladesh Reconditioned Vehicles Importers and Dealers Association on Thursday demanded that the National Board of Revenue retain the rate of depreciation up to 45...

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    FBCCI seeks multiple VAT rates

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on June 21, 2017

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry has demanded that the government should introduce multiple rates of VAT and increase the tax-free income...

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    Capital machinery imports surge 48pc in 10 months despite sluggish business

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:35pm on June 12, 2017

    The imports of capital machinery increased by 48.10 per cent in the first 10 months of the current fiscal year of 2016-17, as against 12.24...

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    Ratification of amended APTA gets cabinet nod

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:15pm on June 12, 2017

    The cabinet on Monday approved a proposal for ratification of the Second Amendment to the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement, a preferential trade deal among countries of...