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    Supply crunch sends onion price up to Tk 75

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:01pm on October 24, 2017

    The prices of onion increased by more than 50 per cent within a month and it was retailing at Tk 65-Tk 75 a kilogram in...

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    Cotton waste smuggling to India causes raw materials crisis

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on October 23, 2017

    Country’s specialised textile industries have been facing problem in meeting export orders due to an acute shortage of raw materials as cotton and garment wastes...

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    Jute ministry seeks Tk 800cr in govt loan to pay workers’ dues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:43pm on October 21, 2017

    The textiles and jute ministry has applied to the finance ministry for allocating Tk 800 crore in loan assistance so that it can pay workers and...

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    Onion prices on the rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on October 20, 2017

    The prices of onion increased further in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday amid a hike in the prices of most of...

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    Businesses demand relocation of ICD from Kamalapur

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on October 17, 2017

    Speakers at a seminar on Tuesday said that the Inland Container Depot at Kamalapur in the city became virtually dysfunctional due to ban on container...

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    5-day furniture fair starts in city

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on October 17, 2017

    The five-day National Furniture Fair 2017 began on Tuesday with an aim to promote and expand the country’s furniture sector. Bangladesh Furniture Industry Owners Association...

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    Study finds Benapole, Petrapole ports in shambles

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on October 17, 2017

    Businesspeople and traders find two major land ports between Bangladesh and India in total shambles with inadequate business hours and lack of infrastructure that hindered...

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    Inflation hits 23-month high in Sept

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on October 17, 2017

    The monthly inflation in September went up 23 months high to 6.12 per cent because of food price-led inflation against the backdrop of sharp rise...

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    RMG sector to get 500-acre block in Mirsarai SEZ

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:08pm on October 15, 2017

    The government has taken an initiative to allocate 500 acres of land to the country’s readymade garment exporters for setting up an ‘RMG Block’ in...

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    NBR asks banks to ensure full info in import docs

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:52pm on October 14, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue has asked the country’s commercial banks to comply with the responsive declaration procedures in opening letter of credit and approving...