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    Jute, leather exports fall in FY19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2019

    Country’s export earnings from two major sectors — jute and jute goods and leather and leather products — decreased in the just concluded financial year...

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    Multilateral partnership will accelerate SDGs attainment: minister

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    Local government, rural development and cooperatives minister Md Tazul Islam on Sunday focused on ensuring multilateral partnership through exchanging mutual knowledge and experiences and...

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    Razzaque for exploring newer export markets

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    Agriculture minister Dr Mohammad Abdur Razzaque on Sunday laid stress on exploring newer overseas markets to increase exports of agricultural products to make this sector...

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    African leaders launch free-trade zone

    Reuters . Niamey | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    African leaders met on Sunday to launch a continental free-trade zone that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc...

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    Indian gold discounts at 3-year peak after import duty increase

    Reuters . Mumbai/Bengaluru | Updated at 12:15am on July 07, 2019

    Domestic gold prices in India jumped to a record on Friday following an unexpected increase in import duty in the country’s budget, hitting demand and...

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    Warning light flashing for Slovakia’s auto industry

    Reuters . Bratislava/Prague | Updated at 12:09am on July 07, 2019

    When David landed an assembly line job at Volkswagen’s Bratislava factory, his colleagues congratulated him on securing a well-paid position he could ride to retirement...

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    US clears SoftBank’s $2.25 billion investment in GM-backed Cruise

    Reuters | Updated at 12:03am on July 07, 2019

    Cruise, a US self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a US national security panel approved a $2.25 billion...

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    Govt formulates one stop service rules for BEPZA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2019

    The government has formulated rules for the one stop services by Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority under One Stop Service Act, 2018 to ensure all...

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    Singer launches Eid-ul-Azha campaign

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    Consumer electronics and home appliances retailer Singer has launched a special campaign titled ‘SINGER Eid Fridge Fever’ on the occasion of upcoming Eid-ul-Azha, said a...

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    India raises tariffs on imports as it seeks growth

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s government raised import tariffs on nearly 75 items including gold and automobile parts in its federal budget on Friday and...