Trade & Commerce

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    China warnings signal Trump’s trade war finally hitting home

    Reuters . Atlanta/New York | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2019

    Weak sales at Apple and Cargill, US giants of technology and agriculture, may be the clearest sign yet that President Donald Trump’s quest to reset...

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    China, US to hold trade talks in Beijing in Jan 7-8

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2019

    China and the United States will hold vice ministerial level trade talks in Beijing on January 7-8, as the two sides look to end a...

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    Import payments rise by 9.12pc in Jul-Nov

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2019

    Country’s import payments rose by 9.12 per cent in the July-November period of the current fiscal year (2018-2019) due mainly to a 59.59-per cent surge...

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    Eurozone business activity slumps in Dec

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2019

    Activity among euro zone businesses dipped to its weakest in nearly five-and-a-half years in December as their already downbeat expectations also turned more pessimistic, a...

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    Sino-US trade talks a tonic as stocks wager on Fed rate cut

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2019

    Asian shares found a crumb of comfort on Friday as Beijing announced a new round of trade talks with Washington, though recession fears still had...

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    India discounts widen to two-month high on price surge, weak demand

    Reuters . Mumbai/Bengaluru | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2019

    Gold discounts in India widened to a two-month high this week as prices surged to a more than six-month peak and demand remained subdued due...

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    User awareness to implement business reforms stressed

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2019

    Speakers at a dialogue on Thursday underscored the need for creating awareness among the users, including both businesses and frontline employees of the government who...

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    Sakata Inx to set up ink factory in Bangladesh

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2019

    A globally reputed Japanese liquid ink manufacturing company, Sakata Inx, is going to set up an ink factory with an initial investment of $10 million...

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    H1 export earnings top target with $20.5b

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2019

    Country’s export earnings in the first half of the current financial year (2018-19) stood at $20.50 billion, up 14.42 per cent on $17.91 billion in...

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    Bangladesh-China ink contract on Dhaka Bypass

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:16pm on January 03, 2019

    Bangladesh and China have signed a concession contract to upgrade Dhaka Bypass under a public-private partnership arrangement. A consortium of companies from Sichuan Road and...