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    Govt wants little cut in workers’ representation threshold

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 08, 2017

    The government has decided to lower the threshold of workers’ membership for trade union registration in industries by only three percentage points to 27 per...

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    FBCCI urges Chinese businesses to invest in infrastructure

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 06, 2017

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Sunday urged Chinese business people to invest in the infrastructure, light industry, electronics and textiles...

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    Trade deficit balloons by 133pc in Q1

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 06, 2017

    The country’s trade deficit widened by 133 per cent or $2.08 billion during first quarter of the current fiscal year 2017-18 compared with that in...

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    Onion prices on the rise in capital

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 04, 2017

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

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    Import payments for food grains soar by 186pc in Q1

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 03, 2017

    Country’s overall import payments inched up by 1.87 per cent in the first three months of the fiscal year 2017-18 amid a sharp increase in...

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    First joint feasibility study meeting likely this month

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 01, 2017

    A joint feasibility study meeting on a possible bilateral free trade agreement between Bangladesh China is likely to be held this month in Beijing to...

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    Tk 12cr to be forked out from public coffer for digital expo

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:47pm on October 30, 2017

    The advisory committee of the of the upcoming Digital World 2017 has agreed to give Tk 12 crore from the public exchequer for arranging the...

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    Corruption huge problem for Bangladesh trade, investment climate: Bernicat

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:46pm on October 30, 2017

    US ambassador in Dhaka Marcia S Bernicat on Monday said improving business climate in Bangladesh was important for attracting foreign direct investment, including from the...

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    Onion price hits Tk 95

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on October 30, 2017

    The prices of onion hit a record high at Tk 95 a kg in the city’s kitchen markets on Monday, rising for the last two...

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    Frozen food sector to get allocation of ammonia gas

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on October 28, 2017

    The government has agreed in principle to allocate ammonia gas to frozen foods exporters as the sector has been facing an acute shortage of the...

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