Trade & Commerce

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    Businesses seek govt steps to make Mogla port vibrant

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on March 16, 2017

    Businesses and tax officials have urged the government to take immediate steps to make the Mongla port vibrant and attractive to traders and utilise the...

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    PM to raise jute anti-dumping duty issue with Modi

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:13pm on March 16, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina would request the Indian government to remove the anti-dumping duty on jute goods of Bangladesh during her visit to India next...

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    Akij wants to take $20m out of B’desh to buy Malaysia co

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:05pm on March 13, 2017

    Akij Jute Mills Ltd, a concern of Akij Group, has applied to Bangladesh Bank for taking $20 million out of Bangladesh to purchase a Malaysian...

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    Intel to buy Mobileye for $14-$15 bln

    Reuters | Updated at 05:35pm on March 13, 2017

    US chip giant Intel has agreed to buy Israeli driverless technology firm Mobileye for $14-$15 billion, Israeli media reported on Monday, in what...

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    Two-week Sheltech fair begins today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:27pm on March 11, 2017

    Sheltech will hold a two-week real estate fair starting from today at its office premises at Panthapath in Dhaka, marking its 29th anniversary...

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    Jute sector to overtake RMG in 5yrs: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on March 11, 2017

    State minister for textiles and jute Mirza Azam has said the prospect of jute sector is brighter than the country’s readymade garment sector and it...

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    B’desh to seek review of India jute anti-dumping duty

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:07pm on March 11, 2017

    Bangladesh has decided to request India for a review of the anti-dumping duty the Indian government imposed on import of jute goods from Bangladesh...

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    Export earning growth from China booms

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 09:44pm on March 09, 2017

    Country’s export earnings from China in the July-February period of the current financial year registered a huge growth of 29.11 per cent to $630.65 million...

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    Lost glory of jute to be regained: PM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:42pm on March 09, 2017

    Expressing her firm hope that the lost glory of jute will return with the present government’s various steps, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said...

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    India agrees to hold 3rd anti-dumping hearing Mar 14

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 09:34pm on March 09, 2017

    India has agreed to hold another hearing on March 14 before taking its final decision on imposing anti-dumping duty on import of hydrogen peroxide from...