Trade & Commerce

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    Accord may stay beyond 2018

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on October 26, 2017

    Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, the platform of European buyers and retailers, on Thursday said that the platform would not leave Bangladesh...

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    Akij gets govt’s nod to invest $20m in Malaysia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:22pm on October 25, 2017

    In a rare move the government on Wednesday approved a proposal that would enable Akij Group to invest $20 million in Malaysia...

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    ADB okays $1.2b for upgrading Dhaka-Northwest int’l trade corridor

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on October 24, 2017

    The board of directors of Manila-based Asian Development Bank has approved $ 1.2 billion credit for the second phase upgrade of the Dhaka-Northwest international trade...

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    Bangladesh lags behind in cyber security

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on October 24, 2017

    Bangladesh has been lagging behind in terms of ensuring cyber security for the rapidly growing number of internet users and their data, speakers came up...

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    Supply crunch sends onion price up to Tk 75

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:01pm on October 24, 2017

    The prices of onion increased by more than 50 per cent within a month and it was retailing at Tk 65-Tk 75 a kilogram in...

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    Cotton waste smuggling to India causes raw materials crisis

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on October 23, 2017

    Country’s specialised textile industries have been facing problem in meeting export orders due to an acute shortage of raw materials as cotton and garment wastes...

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    Jute ministry seeks Tk 800cr in govt loan to pay workers’ dues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:43pm on October 21, 2017

    The textiles and jute ministry has applied to the finance ministry for allocating Tk 800 crore in loan assistance so that it can pay workers and...

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    Onion prices on the rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on October 20, 2017

    The prices of onion increased further in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday amid a hike in the prices of most of...

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    Businesses demand relocation of ICD from Kamalapur

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on October 17, 2017

    Speakers at a seminar on Tuesday said that the Inland Container Depot at Kamalapur in the city became virtually dysfunctional due to ban on container...

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    5-day furniture fair starts in city

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on October 17, 2017

    The five-day National Furniture Fair 2017 began on Tuesday with an aim to promote and expand the country’s furniture sector. Bangladesh Furniture Industry Owners Association...

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