Trade & Commerce

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    Businesses from both countries want a boost

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:35pm on July 15, 2017

    Businesspeople from both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on Saturday stressed boosting bilateral trade and investment between the two countries for further expansion of economic ties...

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    Leather export plunges 50pc amid tannery relocation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on July 13, 2017

    Country’s earnings from crust leather export in the last three months of the just concluded financial year 2016-17 witnessed about 53 per cent negative growth...

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    Inflation rises in Q4 on food price hike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:54pm on July 11, 2017

    The point-to-point inflation rose by 0.44 percentage points and stood at 5.72 per cent in the fourth quarter of the just-ended fiscal year 2016-17 from...

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    Country’s trade deficit set to hit record $10b in FY17

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:02pm on July 10, 2017

    The country’s trade deficit is set to cross $10 billion for the first time in the just concluded fiscal 2016-17 as the deficit in the...

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    Assocs of plastic, garment accessory makers empowered to issue UD

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:13pm on July 09, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue has empowered the trade bodies of plastic goods makers and garment accessories producers to issue utilisation declaration (UD) certificates required...

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    Ctg customs house to remain open round the clock

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on July 08, 2017

    National Board of Revenue has decided to keep Chittagong Customs House open for 24 hours a day round the year to facilitate export and import...

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    Export growth hits 15-yr low in FY17

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:17pm on July 06, 2017

    Export earnings’ growth of the country in the just concluded financial year 2016-17 hit 15-year low at 1.69 per cent as the earnings from readymade...

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    RMG workers besiege BGMEA office over abrupt closure of factory

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:57pm on July 03, 2017

    Several hundred workers of a readymade garment factory on Monday staged demonstration in front of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association in the city as...

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    Prices of broiler, egg, onion on the rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:36pm on June 30, 2017

    The prices of broiler, egg and onion went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week for supply shortage of the items due to...

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    Accord renewed for 3 more years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:22pm on June 29, 2017

    European Union fashion brands and retailers and global union federations on Thursday announced a new deal named Accord 2018, which in effect will carry on...