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    Trade deficit widens by 12pc in July

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 13, 2018

    Country’s trade deficit widened further in July, the first month of the current fiscal year (2018-2019), maintaining the last fiscal year’s trend, as import payments...

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    178 businesspersons get CIP status

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:02pm on September 03, 2018

    A total of 178 businesspeople were recognised on Monday as Commercially Important Persons by the commerce ministry for their contribution to the economic growth of...

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    Prices of ginger increase in capital

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 01, 2018

    The prices of ginger went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday due to a supply shortage of the item, traders...

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    Businesses snap up rawhides at throwaway prices on govt move

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:21pm on August 24, 2018

    People across the country were forced to sell very cheaply rawhides of the animals they sacrificed during Eid-ul-Azha as the government set lower prices for...

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    Bangladesh to invite US to invest in SEZs

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 09:18pm on August 19, 2018

    Bangladesh would request the United States to invest in the special economic zones in Bangladesh but would not discuss the issue of generalised system of...

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    Mitsubishi Corp to acquire 25pc stake in Summit LNG terminal in Bangladesh

    Reuters . Singapore | Updated at 09:21pm on August 17, 2018

    Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp on Friday said it has agreed to acquire 25 per cent of Bangladesh’s Summit Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal and plans to...

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    E-commerce site Shophoods starts in Bangladesh with 80m products

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:46pm on August 13, 2018

    E-commerce company Shophoods started its journey in Bangladesh to provide quality desired products from the authentic Chinese...

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    Bangladesh wants DFQF market access to China under WTO rules: Tofail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:56pm on August 12, 2018

    Bangladesh as a least developed country has demanded duty-free and quota-free market access to China as per a provision of the World Trade Organisation....

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    New jute policy suggests setting minimum price

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on August 11, 2018

    The government has framed National Jute Policy-2018 with scope for creating a fund for modernisation of the sector and fixing minimum price of the golden...

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    Bangladesh to import 9,000 megawatts from Nepal: Nasrul

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Kathmandu | Updated at 10:49pm on August 10, 2018

    State minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said Bangladesh has a plan to import 9,000 megawatts electricity from Nepal to mitigate...