Trade & Commerce

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    No decision on rod, cement prices cut at tripartite meet

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 02, 2018

    A tri-partite meeting at the commerce ministry on finding ways to cut down the exorbitant prices of mild steel rod and cement concluded without any...

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    Eight factories at Meghna group’s EZs inaugurated

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on March 31, 2018

    Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Saturday inaugurated eight factories at private Meghna Economic Zone (MEZ) and Meghna Industrial Economic Zone (MIEZ) located at...

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    Construction sector leaders threaten work suspension

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 30, 2018

    The Bangladesh Association of Construction Industry on Thursday warned that they would suspend all the construction activities across the country from April 15 if the...

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    LTR for goods import to be valid for 90-180 days

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 30, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Thursday asked all banks to limit validity of a loan product against import named loan against trust receipt or Murabaha trust receipt...

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    Rice import leaps due to production shortfall

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on March 28, 2018

    Rice imports jumped in the current fiscal due to what officials said huge production shortfall. Already 34.55 lakh tonnes of rice were imported by the...

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    Garlic prices increase

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 24, 2018

    The price of imported garlic went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said importers recently decreased the import of...

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    Bangladesh to overcome challenges of graduation from LDC: Tofail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:35am on March 23, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday said Bangladesh would overcome the challenges of graduation from least developed to developing one as the duty-free market access...

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    B’desh jute sacking cloth also faces India anti-dumping duty

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 02:27am on March 23, 2018

    India has initiated an investigation into an alleged circumvention of the anti-dumping duty imposed on export of jute sacking bags from Bangladesh...

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    Walton to export laptops to Nigeria

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:58pm on March 21, 2018

    Walton, a local electronics maker, on Wednesday signed a contract with Western Bez Limited of Nigeria to export laptops...

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    CITF turns crowd-puller

    Ferdous Ara . Chittagong | Updated at 12:05am on March 18, 2018

    The weekends saw a huge rush of visitors, with their friends and families, to the 26th Chittagong International Trade Fair 2018...