Trade & Commerce

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    Tofail urges USA to sign FTA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:25pm on March 01, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday requested the United States to sign a free trade agreement with Bangladesh for boosting bilateral trade between the two...

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    Bangladesh doesn’t need US GSP facility anymore: Tofail

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:32pm on February 28, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Wednesday said Bangladesh does not need Generalised System of Preference facility from the United States as the country will soon...

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    Govt initiates policy formulation on gold import

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:05am on February 25, 2018

    The government has initiated the process of formulating a policy on gold import to prevent smuggling of the precious metal and facilitate export of gold...

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    Trade bodies want elimination of double taxation on dividend

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:05am on February 25, 2018

    The country’s leading trade bodies have requested the government to eliminate multiple layers of taxes or double taxation on dividend to facilitate capital flow for...

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    Sugar prices soar

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

    The price of sugar went up in the capital’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday due to the supply shortage of the item from...

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    Trading thru inland waterways stressed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 21, 2018

    Government officials and businesspersons on Tuesday said the country’s waterways were eco-friendly and cost effective for local and foreign trading....

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    3-day tea expo begins today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:58pm on February 17, 2018

    Bangladesh Tea Expo-2018 will begin today with a view to expanding market and promoting tea related products as well as boosting production with new varieties...

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    Exporters allowed to remit $5000 aboard for emergency requirement

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:26pm on February 15, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Thursday allowed exporters to remit fund worth $5,000 abroad for meeting emergency requirements...

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    Govt seeks $668m from foreign lenders

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 11:22pm on February 15, 2018

    The government has initiated a move to borrow $668.55 million from foreign lenders to start importing liquefied natural gas, whereas the country requires total $1,444.20...

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    Katalyst winds up in March

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:07am on February 15, 2018

    The tenure of Katalyst project, the brand name of Agri-Business for Trade Competitiveness Project, is set to end on March 31 this year after 15...