Trade & Commerce

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    Sugar prices soar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 24, 2018

    The price of sugar went up in the capital’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday due to the supply shortage of the item from...

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    Trading thru inland waterways stressed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 21, 2018

    Government officials and businesspersons on Tuesday said the country’s waterways were eco-friendly and cost effective for local and foreign trading....

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    3-day tea expo begins today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:58pm on February 17, 2018

    Bangladesh Tea Expo-2018 will begin today with a view to expanding market and promoting tea related products as well as boosting production with new varieties...

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    Exporters allowed to remit $5000 aboard for emergency requirement

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:26pm on February 15, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Thursday allowed exporters to remit fund worth $5,000 abroad for meeting emergency requirements...

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    Govt seeks $668m from foreign lenders

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 11:22pm on February 15, 2018

    The government has initiated a move to borrow $668.55 million from foreign lenders to start importing liquefied natural gas, whereas the country requires total $1,444.20...

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    Katalyst winds up in March

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:07am on February 15, 2018

    The tenure of Katalyst project, the brand name of Agri-Business for Trade Competitiveness Project, is set to end on March 31 this year after 15...

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    Damp China market sends leather export to negative zone

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:33pm on February 11, 2018

    Country’s earnings from export of leather and leather products plunged in the July-January period of the current financial year (2017-18) due to a slow growth...

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    Import, manufacturing of oceangoing large ships may get VAT waiver

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:32pm on February 10, 2018

    Importers and manufacturers may get value-added tax waiver on import and manufacturing of oceangoing large ships having capacity above 5,000 DWT to make the sector...

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    Garlic prices rise further

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 10, 2018

    The prices of garlic increased further in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that the prices of both the imported...

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    Dhaka may seek Delhi nod for Kolkata airport use for B’deshi cargo shipment

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:09am on February 04, 2018

    Dhaka may request New Delhi to allow Bangladeshi businesses to use Indian airports particularly the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata of West...