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    Sri Lanka seeks B’desh investment in pharma industry

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:32pm on February 11, 2017

    Visiting Sri Lankan industry and commerce minister Rishad Bathiudeen has called upon the Bangladeshi investors to invest in pharmaceutical industry in Sri Lanka...

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    E-tracking made mandatory for export, import containers

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:18pm on February 11, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue has made mandatory the use of electronic seal and lock, an e-tracking technology, while transporting containers stuffed with export and...

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    Trade deficit swells by 25pc in H1

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:16pm on February 09, 2017

    The country’s trade deficit increased by 25 per cent to $4.51 billion in the first half of the current financial year 2016-17 compared with that...

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    Bandwidth export to Bhutan starts in a month

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:33pm on February 07, 2017

    Bangladesh would start bandwidth export to Bhutan within a month, as the landlocked Eastern Himalayan country is interested in ensuring redundancy for internet connectivity...

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    RMG sector not getting fair prices from buyers: Tofail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:20pm on February 07, 2017

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Tuesday said that Bangladesh’s entrepreneurs made huge investment to ensure safe working condition in the readymade garment factories but they...

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    Jan food inflation hits 27-month high

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on February 07, 2017

    Food inflation in the country soared by 1.15 percentage points reaching to a 27-month high at 6.53 per cent in January from that of 5.38...

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    REHAB fair in Ctg begins tomorrow

    Our Correspondent, Chittagong | Updated at 10:33pm on February 06, 2017

    A four-day housing and real estate fair is scheduled to begin at Radisson Blu Bay View Hotel in Chittagong tomorrow to promote sales of affordable...

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    Int’l business conference begins in city tomorrow

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on February 06, 2017

    A two-day international business conference of the Asia Pacific Business Forum starts tomorrow in Dhaka to discuss on issues related to sustainable development goals, regional...

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    Jul-Jan exports limp past $20b as German market stands tall

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:11pm on February 06, 2017

    Bangladesh’s export earnings in seven month of this financial year (2016-17) crossed $20 billion with a meagre growth of 4.36 per cent year-on-year as a...

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    First National Jute Day to be observed on March 6

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:57pm on February 05, 2017

    The government is going to observe the ‘National Jute Day’ on 6th March for the first time in the country aimed at restoring the lost...