Trade & Commerce

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    Export earnings from US and UK rebound after months of fall

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:54pm on August 12, 2017

    Country’s export earnings from the United States and the United Kingdom rebounded strongly in July, the first month of the current financial year 2017-18, after...

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    Prices of onion, vegetables go up further

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on August 11, 2017

    Prices of onion and vegetables further shot up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that the price of onion...

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    Onion price to remain high until alternative import source found

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:17pm on August 10, 2017

    Traders on Thursday said that until they could find an alternative import source of onion that offers low price, the consumers would have to pay...

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    Export earnings witness strong growth in July

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:02pm on August 09, 2017

    Country’s export earnings in July, the first month of the current fiscal year 2017-18 witnessed a strong rebound overcoming the 14.94 per cent negative growth...

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    Dhaka-Bangkok JTC meeting begins in city

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:39pm on August 09, 2017

    A two-day fourth Joint Trade Committee meeting between Bangladesh and Thailand began in a city hotel on Wednesday. Commerce secretary...

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    Price of onion on the rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:55pm on August 04, 2017

    The price of onion continued to increase in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that price of the item went...

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    Cross-border paperless trade to reduce cost, corruption: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:35pm on August 01, 2017

    Implementation of cross-border paperless trade by introducing trade-based electronic communications would cut cost of doing business and time as well as reduce the level of...

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    Ctg port’s incompetency raising cost of doing business

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on July 30, 2017

    Country’s businesses on Saturday said that incompetency of the Chittagong port was increasing the doing business cost and no steps were taken to reduce time...

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    Trade deficit may cross $11b in FY18

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 29, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has projected that the country’s trade deficit would cross $11 billion this fiscal year 2017-18 due to the recent pressures on the economy’s...

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    US retailers cautious on sourcing expansion from B’desh: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:36pm on July 22, 2017

    Bangladesh has slipped to the 7th position from the 5th as an apparel sourcing destination for the United States as US fashion companies deem Bangladesh...