Trade & Commerce

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    Compliant traders to get AEO status to conduct int’l trade

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:13pm on June 06, 2017

    Compliant and trusted traders may get the status of authorised economic operator (AEO) for conducting international trade in a hassle-free and smooth way from the...

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    Trade deficit hits $8.17b in 10 months

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:19pm on June 05, 2017

    The country’s trade deficit is on course to surpass its previous record this fiscal year (2016-2017) as the deficit in the first 10 months of...

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    Businesses give mixed reaction to budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:26am on June 03, 2017

    Business associations and trade bodies have expressed mixed reaction to the proposed budget placed before parliament for the financial year 2016-17...

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    Traders raise sugar, garlic prices to record highs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on May 30, 2017

    The prices of sugar and garlic have surged to record highs at Tk 82 a kilogram and Tk 400 a kg respectively in the city markets as...

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    India cattle trade ban to halt beef exports, lead to job losses

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 10:56pm on May 29, 2017

    The Indian government’s ban on the trade of cattle for slaughter threatens $4 billion in annual beef exports and millions of jobs if the government...

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    EPB to propose $38b export target for FY18

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:08pm on May 28, 2017

    The Export Promotion Bureau has set the export target (goods) at $38 billion with a 7.82-per cent year-on-year growth for the next fiscal year of...

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    India govt bans cattle trading for slaughter

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 11:16pm on May 27, 2017

    Indian meat traders plan to take the government to court over new rules banning the trading of cattle including buffalo for slaughter, calling it a...

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    DSCC sets beef price at Tk 475, mutton Tk 725 for Ramadan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on May 23, 2017

    The Dhaka South City Corporation on Tuesday raised the price of local beef to Tk 475 from Tk 420 and mutton to Tk 725 from...

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    Minister gives ‘guarantee’ prices won’t rise in Ramadan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on May 23, 2017

    Amid continuing price spiral of daily essentials, commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Tuesday once again assured that the prices of commodities would not increase in...

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    Faruque elected DBCCI president

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on May 21, 2017

    Faruque Hassan, managing director of Giant Apparels Ltd, has been elected president of the Dutch-Bangla Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the term 2017-2018....