Trade & Commerce

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    Commodity prices remain unchanged

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 06, 2018

    The prices of most of the commodities remained unchanged in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Imported onion and garlic, however, witnessed...

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    MoU signed to produce jute-made ‘Sonali Bag’

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2018

    Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Futamura Chemical Company of the United Kingdom for producing ‘Sonali Bag’,...

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    Economists question quality, inclusiveness of GDP growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2018

    Economists on Tuesday raised questions about the quality and inclusiveness of country’s gross domestic product growth as the number of poor people in the country...

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    Carmakers step up warnings over disorderly Brexit

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2018

    Carmakers ratcheted up their Brexit warnings on Tuesday, with France’s PSA Group and Germany’s BMW both saying UK production would suffer if Britain leaves the...

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    Oil trades near 4yr peak ahead of Iran sanctions

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2018

    Oil prices steadied near their highest since November 2014 on Tuesday as markets braced for tighter supply once US sanctions against Iran kick in next...

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    Japan car makers welcome N America trade deal, but US export curbs a risk

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2018

    Toyota, Nissan and Mazda welcomed on Tuesday the revised North America trade deal that left Japanese automakers unscathed but they may face a bumpy ride...

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    Trump hits Brazil, India commerce after clinching N American deal

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2018

    Fresh from clinching an updated North American commerce pact, US president Donald Trump on Monday criticised Indian and Brazilian trade tactics, describing the latter as...

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    European, Asian factory growth sputters on weakening exports

    Reuters . Bengaluru/Tokyo | Updated at 01:52am on October 02, 2018

    Growth in factory activity slowed across Europe and Asia in September, with export orders weakening before the latest escalation in the US-China trade conflict, in...

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    Vietnam’s first domestic car manufacturer bets big

    Reuters . Vietnam | Updated at 01:51am on October 02, 2018

    At a time when auto companies in the developed world are facing a squeeze on their profits from cash-rich tech firms, Vietnam is betting car-making...

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    Canada, US deal saves NAFTA as trilateral pact

    Reuters . Ottawa/Washington | Updated at 01:46am on October 02, 2018

    The United States and Canada forged a last-gasp deal on Sunday to salvage NAFTA as a trilateral pact with Mexico, rescuing a three-country, $1.2 trillion...