Trade & Commerce

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    Bangladesh e-commerce sector to grow to Tk 900cr this year: report

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:48pm on November 18, 2017

    Bangladesh’s e-commerce sector is expected to grow 70 per cent in 2017 as the rollout of 3G internet 3-4 years back led to rapid adoption...

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    Two new leather industrial estates to be set up in Ctg, Rajshahi: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 03:33pm on November 16, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday announced to establish two more leather industrial estates in Chittagong and Rajshahi divisions for further flourishing the leather sector...

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    B’desh, Bhutan start trade data sharing in Jan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:55am on November 12, 2017

    Bangladesh and Bhutan have decided to start exchanging export-import data from January 1 to verify trade documents to check duty evasion and other customs-related offences...

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    Exports to EU states but Germany post encouraging growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on November 12, 2017

    Bangladesh’s export earnings from European countries except Germany registered a significant growth in the July-October period of this financial year 2017-18, riding on an excellent...

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    Winter vegetables hit the market but prices dear

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 11, 2017

    Winter vegetables started to arrive in the capital’s kitchen markets but their prices remained high over the week. Traders said that supply of early varieties...

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    Bonded warehouse, back-to-back LC should be open to all exporters

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 10, 2017

    Bonded warehouse facility and back-to-back letter of credit facility should be open for all for the export of all sorts of goods to diversify export...

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    Exports grow by 7pc in July-Oct

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 10, 2017

    Country’s export earnings in the July-October period of this financial year 2017-18 grew by 7.03 per cent to $11.50 billion compared with that of $10.79...

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    Govt wants little cut in workers’ representation threshold

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 08, 2017

    The government has decided to lower the threshold of workers’ membership for trade union registration in industries by only three percentage points to 27 per...

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    FBCCI urges Chinese businesses to invest in infrastructure

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 06, 2017

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Sunday urged Chinese business people to invest in the infrastructure, light industry, electronics and textiles...

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    Trade deficit balloons by 133pc in Q1

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 06, 2017

    The country’s trade deficit widened by 133 per cent or $2.08 billion during first quarter of the current fiscal year 2017-18 compared with that in...

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