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    Matlub elected BAAMA president

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:56pm on January 11, 2020

    Abdul Matlub Ahmad has been elected the president to the board of directors of the Bangladesh Automobiles Assemblers and Manufacturers Association (BAAMA) for the next two...

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    US-China deal details to be published after signing

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 12, 2020

    The full text of a partial US-China trade deal will be released only after it is signed next week, the White House said on Friday....

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    Exports to all major markets fall in H1 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 12, 2020

    The country’s readymade garment exports to the European Union in the first half of the current financial year 2019-20 fell by 6.75 per cent while...

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    BTC indentifies 110 products for Nepal PTA

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on January 12, 2020

    The Bangladesh Tariff Commission has identified 110 products to seek preferential market access for their export to Nepal under the planned Preferential Trade Agreement between...

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    Food stirs up interest at 2020 Consumer Electronics Show

    Agence France-Presse . Las Vegas | Updated at 12:27am on January 11, 2020

    What’s cooking at the Consumer Electronics Show? AI meal planning, a robot to chop your onions and vegan pork. Food and tech have come together...

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    Airbus to increase US production of A320 planes

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:26am on January 11, 2020

    European plane maker Airbus said on Thursday that it would increase production of its best-selling A320 passenger jet in the United States, to seven per...

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    Ryanair lifts profit forecast after upbeat Christmas

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:21am on January 11, 2020

    Irish no-frills airline Ryanair on Friday lifted its annual sales forecast, citing a solid holiday performance and ‘strong’ fourth-quarter bookings. Net profit is now expected...

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    Ghosn escape proves fresh headache for ailing Nissan

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:19am on January 11, 2020

    Out of Japan and free to speak to the media, a fugitive Carlos Ghosn is proving a fresh headache for his old firm Nissan as...

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    Freedom of movement key to post-Brexit trade deal: EU chief

    Agence France-Presse . Zagreb | Updated at 12:18am on January 11, 2020

    Britain cannot hope to get frictionless trade with the EU post-Brexit without ensuring freedom of movement of Europeans, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen...

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    Boeing docs show employees mocked US regulators

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:14am on January 11, 2020

    Boeing’s 737 MAX plane is ‘designed by clowns who in turn are supervised by monkeys’, a company employee wrote in one of a trove of...