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    B’desh to become developing country by 2024: UNCTAD

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:14pm on December 17, 2016

    The Centre for Policy Dialogue on Saturday said that Bangladesh should adopt a strategy for keeping the momentum of development in its post-LDC regime following...

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    Japan legalises casinos, sets stage for large-scale investment

    Reuters | Updated at 08:25am on December 15, 2016

    Japan's parliament passed a law on Thursday to legalise casinos, ending 15 years of political argument and opening the way for projects that combine high-stakes...

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    Trade through Teknaf hit by Rohingya crisis

    Emran Hossain and Nurul Islam . Teknaf | Updated at 03:16am on December 11, 2016

    All businesses from and to Myanmar through Maungdaw has remain closed for almost two months in the wake of recent military crackdown on Muslim minority...

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    Strikes push up export transport costs by 69pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on December 08, 2016

    Hartals or general strikes increase the cost of transporting a consignment of exporters by 69 per cent which ultimately reduces profitability, according to a study...

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    EU calls for creating more business-friendly climate

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:43pm on December 08, 2016

    The European Union delegation on Thursday called upon Bangladesh government to ensure more business-friendly environment for becoming a middle income country by 2021, saying that...

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    Payra port authority inks three MoUs with Chinese companies

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 03:23pm on December 08, 2016

    Payra port authorities on Thursday signed three memorandum of understating with two Chinese companies for the development of the...

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    B’desh seeks duty-free market access to Brazil

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:36pm on December 07, 2016

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Wednesday called on Brazil to provide duty- and quota-free access of Bangladeshi products to that country for reducing the trade...

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    Trade deficit rises to $ 2.77b in Jul-Oct

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:27pm on December 07, 2016

    The country’s trade deficit increased by 12.52 per cent to US$ 2.77 billion in the first four months of the current financial year of 2016-17...

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    10 RMG exporters in trouble as French retailer not paying $5m

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:30pm on December 03, 2016

    A least 10 Bangladeshi readymade garment exporters are facing trouble to run their business as a French fashion retailer, Mim, has not paying about $5...

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    Ahsan Khan new chairman and CEO of Pran-RFL group

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:21pm on December 01, 2016

    Ahsan Khan Chowdhury has been appointed as the new chairman and chief executive officer of PRAN-RFL Group...