Trade & Commerce

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    Rice trading at mill gates, wholesale markets drops

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on September 23, 2017

    Buying and selling of rice at mill gates and wholesale markets dropped in last four days as retail-level traders were not buying the staple food...

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    China slashes trade ties with North Korea

    BBC | Updated at 10:25am on September 23, 2017

    China has moved to limit North Korea's oil supply and will stop buying textiles from the politically isolated nation, it said on Saturday...

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    India will not stop rice export to B’desh : Tofail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:06pm on September 14, 2017

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday blamed a syndicate of dishonest traders for creating instability in the rice market by spreading rumours that India stopped...

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    Trade gap surges to $1.05b in July

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:55pm on September 13, 2017

    The country’s trade deficit increased by 347.45 per cent to $1.05 billion in July, the first month of this fiscal year (2017-18), compared with that...

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    Prices of fine-grade rice rise after Eid

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

    The prices of fine-grade rice increased on both wholesale and retail markets in capital Dhaka after Eid-ul-Azha that was celebrated on Saturday. Retailers said that...

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    Rawhide inflow at Posta depots almost half this year

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:03pm on September 03, 2017

    The inflow of rawhide in the depots of Posta area in the capital is almost half of the previous years due to shortage of cash...

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    Rawhide price falls by 39pc in four years

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 07:32pm on September 01, 2017

    Rawhide and skin prices fell by 39 per cent in last four years allegedly due to manipulations by syndicates of tanners and merchants. The government...

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    BGMEA claims all RMG workers got festival allowances, wages

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on August 31, 2017

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Thursday claimed that all the readymade garment factories affiliated with the trade body have paid festival allowances to...

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    Govt to bring all industries under central welfare fund: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 01:05pm on August 27, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said all manufacturing and exporting industries would be brought under the central fund of the...

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    Tofail calls for expediting effort for FTA with Turkey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on August 23, 2017

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Wednesday urged the Turkish government to expedite efforts for signing a free trade agreement to boost bilateral trade and business...