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    B’desh sppured to adopt smart manufacturing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on March 01, 2017

    Experts and businesses from home and abroad on Wednesday said that Bangladesh could achieve the target of being a manufacturing destination in the region through...

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    164 businesspeople get CIP status

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:31pm on February 27, 2017

    A total of 164 businesspeople got CIP status in export and trade categories for outstanding performances in their respective fields in 2013....

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    Uber sued over trade theft charge

    Reuters . San Francisco | Updated at 10:33pm on February 25, 2017

    Alphabet Inc’s Waymo self-driving car unit sued Uber Technologies and its autonomous trucking subsidiary Otto on Thursday over allegations of theft of its confidential and...

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    Rice price down in India, up in Vietnam

    Reuters . Hanoi/Bangkok/Mumbai | Updated at 11:33pm on February 23, 2017

    Indian rice prices fell as overseas demand waned while prices in Vietnam rose with some traders speeding up purchases to complete their signed February export...

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    Dhaka stocks end flat amid topsy-turvy trading

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:33pm on February 23, 2017

    Amid volatility, Dhaka stocks finished flat on Thursday, the last trading session of the week, with decline in share prices of most traded scrips amid...

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    Traders continue to sell meat at exorbitant prices

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 10:14pm on February 22, 2017

    Traders continue to sell meat — beef and mutton— at exorbitant prices four days after the end of their six-day strike that was called in...

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    Meat traders’ strike ends

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 10:09pm on February 18, 2017

    Meat traders will set their next course of action today as their six-day strike in the Dhaka city ended on Saturday...

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    Lack of skilled professionals challenge for pharma export

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:57pm on February 18, 2017

    Country’s leading pharmaceutical manufacturers on Saturday said that penetrating overseas markets was a big challenge for Bangladesh’s pharmaceutical sector despite having huge export potential as...

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    Limited progress in export diversification, job creation major challenge: WB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on February 15, 2017

    Limited progress in diversifying exports, low skill intensive exports, high cost of doing business and employment generation are the major challenges for development of Bangladesh...

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    Capital machinery importers now get 30 months to settle payment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on February 15, 2017

    The country’s importers of capital machinery will now get 30 months to settle payment against their imported items after filling up the letters of credit...