Trade & Commerce

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    China’s Xi promises to raise imports amid trade row with US

    Reuters . Shanghai | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2018

    Chinese president Xi Jinping promised on Monday to lower tariffs, broaden market access and import more from overseas at the start of a trade expo...

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    Tata Group in talks to buy majority stake in Jet Airways

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2018

    Tata Group is in talks to buy a majority stake in beleaguered carrier Jet Airways and its loyalty programme, television news channel CNBC-TV18 reported on...

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    How Hyundai Motor, once a rising star, lost its shine

    Reuters . Seoul/Detroit/Chongqing | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2018

    At a near-empty Hyundai Motor showroom in the Chinese mega city of Chongqing, the store manager is grumbling about his shortage of customers and a...

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    Sri Lanka crisis scares tourists in fresh hit to economy

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2018

    A political crisis in Sri Lanka, where two prime ministers are fighting for power, is scaring away tourists and raising questions over foreign aid, ringing...

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    Summit Alliance Port’s subsidiary to operate 3 river terminals in Kolkata, Patna

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2018

    The Inland Waterways Authority of India has handed over the management of three terminals — one in Kolkata of West Bengal and two in Patna...

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    BB says US-China trade tension may favour Bangladesh export

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank has observed that the overall impact of ongoing US-China trade war on Bangladesh’s external balance appears to be favourable.The central bank also said...

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    Govt moves to inspect plastic, chemical, small RMG factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2018

    The government has initiated a move to inspect the readymade garment factories which fall outside the purview of the ongoing national and international safety inspections...

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    Ma calls trade war 'stupidest thing in the world'

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 05:10pm on November 05, 2018

    The US-China trade war is the ‘stupidest thing in the world,’ Alibaba e-commerce tycoon Jack Ma declared at an import fair that China opened Monday...

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    Women SME expo kicks off

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 12:11am on November 05, 2018

    The month-long 12th International Women SME Expo 2018 began at Railway Pologround field in Chattogram on Sunday.Chattogram Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised the...

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    Oil market on alert as Iran sanctions hit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2018

    US sanctions against importers of Iranian oil threaten the crude oil market’s precarious balance and risk surging prices, all under Saudi Arabia’s watchful gaze, according...

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