Trade & Commerce

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    Prices of vegetables begin to fall as winter supply rises

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

    The prices of vegetables started falling in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday as the supply of winter vegetables increased, traders said...

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    Rural-urban internet price gap should be removed: Jabbar

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

    Internet price disparity between the rural and urban areas should be eliminated, said posts, telecommunications and information technology minister Mustafa Jabbar on Friday....

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    Square Pharma to build plant in Kenya

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:47pm on January 09, 2018

    Square Pharmaceuticals Kenya EPZ Ltd, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd Bangladesh, on Monday started the construction work of its state-of-the-art pharmaceutical...

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    Exports to UK surge by 19pc braving Brexit blues, China disappoint

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:56pm on January 07, 2018

    Country’s export earnings from United Kingdom, the third largest market for Bangladesh, soared by 19 per cent in the first half of the current fiscal...

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    Consensus, efforts needed to alleviate inequality

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on January 06, 2018

    Former World Trade Organisation director general Pascal Lamy on Saturday said the problem of rising inequality in countries across the globe could be resolved internally...

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    H1 exports grow moderately at 7.1pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:28pm on January 04, 2018

    Country’s export earnings in the first half of the current financial year 2017-18 posted a moderate growth of 7.15 per cent to stand at $17.92...

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    Month-long DITF begins tomorrow

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on December 30, 2017

    The month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair begins tomorrow although construction works of majority of the stalls and pavilions were yet to be completed till Saturday...

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    DITF-2018 looking to break new ground

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:40pm on December 27, 2017

    Around 589 pavilions, mini pavilions and stalls, including Bangabandhu Pavilion, will be set up in the month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair -2018 scheduled to start...

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    Dhaka, Thimpu agree to start PTA talks

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:09pm on December 23, 2017

    Bangladesh and Bhutan agreed to start negotiations over signing a preferential trade agreement to boost trade and investment between the two countries...

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    EZ firm must give $120-$1,500 a month to workers’ welfare fund

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:53pm on December 17, 2017

    Enterprises located at economic zones will have to contribute up to $1,500 per month, based on the number of workers employed at their factories and...