Trade & Commerce

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    America First agenda hurting China’s business

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2018

    The US economy has pulled ahead this year, extending a lengthy expansion with help from president Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ agenda and massive tax cuts,...

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    US actively considering waivers on Iran oil sanctions

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2018

    The Trump administration is actively considering waivers on sanctions it will reimpose next month for countries that are reducing their imports of Iranian oil, a...

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    Zimbabwe’s dingy trains mirror economic decline

    Reuters . Harare | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2018

    Dark, dirty and slow, Zimbabwe’s trains, like much else in the impoverished southern African country, have seen better days....

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    Final tweaks in North American trade deal keep lid on e-commerce

    Reuters . Mexico City | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2018

    Last-minute changes to a new North American trade deal sank US hopes of making Canada and Mexico allow higher-value shipments to the countries by online...

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    India took control of IL&FS to avert ‘catastrophic’ damage: govt

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2018

    The Indian government said it was forced to take control of ailing shadow banking firm Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) as it feared its...

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    US commerce secy eyes anti-China ‘poison pill’ for new trade deals

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2018

    US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross signalled on Friday that Washington may flex its muscle with additional trading partners in order to exert pressure on China...

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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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