Trade & Commerce

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    Bangladesh to overcome challenges of graduation from LDC: Tofail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:35am on March 23, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday said Bangladesh would overcome the challenges of graduation from least developed to developing one as the duty-free market access...

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    B’desh jute sacking cloth also faces India anti-dumping duty

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 02:27am on March 23, 2018

    India has initiated an investigation into an alleged circumvention of the anti-dumping duty imposed on export of jute sacking bags from Bangladesh...

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    Walton to export laptops to Nigeria

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:58pm on March 21, 2018

    Walton, a local electronics maker, on Wednesday signed a contract with Western Bez Limited of Nigeria to export laptops...

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    CITF turns crowd-puller

    Ferdous Ara . Chittagong | Updated at 12:05am on March 18, 2018

    The weekends saw a huge rush of visitors, with their friends and families, to the 26th Chittagong International Trade Fair 2018...

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    4 deals penned on B’desh-S’pore economic coop

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Singapore | Updated at 09:21pm on March 13, 2018

    Apex business organisations of Bangladesh and Singapore and government enterprises have signed four memorandums of understanding (MoUs) to foster their economic partnership in future...

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    PM urges S’pore businessmen to become partner in progress

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Singapore | Updated at 09:21pm on March 13, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina Tuesday urged Singapore business communities to take a partnership role in Bangladesh’s journey towards economic development as she offered 500 acres...

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    Sheltech celebrates 30th anniv

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 12, 2018

    Sheltech Limited, one of the oldest real estate developers in Bangladesh, will hold a 19-day housing fair starting on Tuesday in Dhaka to mark its...

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    Traders warned against selling substandard agri machinery

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

    Agriculture minister Matia Chowdhury on Sunday warned businesses against selling substandard agricultural machinery to farmers. ‘We have reports that many farmers are in trouble after...

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    Germany becomes Bangladesh’s largest export market in Jul-Feb

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:23am on March 11, 2018

    Germany has once again emerged as Bangladesh’s largest export market overtaking the United States in July-February of the current fiscal year 2017-18 due to slow...

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    Sugar price rises further

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    The prices of sugar increased further in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that the price of sugar increased on...