Trade & Commerce

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    Commodity prices remain high

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 27, 2018

    The prices of daily essentials including vegetables, rice and onions remained high in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that...

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    Gold prices raised again

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 26, 2018

    Jewellers on Thursday raised the prices of gold further by Tk 2,000 a bhori (11.664 grams) for the local market with an effect from today...

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    Govt okays import of another

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 25, 2018

    The cabinet committee on national purchases at a meeting on Wednesday approved procurement of one lakh tonnes of rice, 1,20,000 tonnes of fertiliser and premium...

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    BGMEA starts negotiations with labour leaders Jan 25

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 23, 2018

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association is going to hold meetings with the trade union federations in the readymade garment sector to discuss the...

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    India cuts export price of onion, still remains high

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 22, 2018

    India has cut the minimum export prices of onion by $150 per tonne to $702 a tonne. National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd...

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    Rise of foreign currencies bringing economic worries

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 22, 2018

    Depreciation of the taka against all major international currencies including the US dollar has continued over the last few months reaching its highest peak at...

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    Effective bureaucracy, manpower needed for further economic dev

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:25am on January 21, 2018

    Experts on Saturday stressed building an effective and capable bureaucracy and skilled human resources, and finding quickly a way out for removing constraints to doing...

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    Govt bans uncut raw jute export

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:52pm on January 18, 2018

    The government on Thursday imposed a ban on export of un-cut Bangla Tosha Rejection and Bangla White Rejection raw jute for an indefinite period...

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    Partners pledge support for achieving SDGs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on January 18, 2018

    International lenders and development partners have agreed to carry on their support and cooperation with the Bangladesh government for achieving sustainable development goals and the...

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    Make preparations now to face post-LDC challenges

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:32pm on January 18, 2018

    Experts on Thursday suggested that the government start making preparations now for achieving a better and smooth transition of the country from the least developed...