Trade & Commerce

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    Exporters reluctant to seek review, want duty on raw jute exports

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:05am on January 17, 2018

    Jute goods exporters have shown little interest towards a decision of the government to seek review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on Bangladeshi jute goods...

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    MCCI wants pro-active state bodies to ease doing business

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 15, 2018

    The Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry has suggested that regulatory and other state-bodies under the finance ministry should be more proactive in order to...

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    Muhith, Tofail censure CPD assessment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 15, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith and commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Sunday censured local think tank Centre for Policy Dialogue’s findings that crony capitalism was flourishing...

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    Cotton import surge raises capital flight suspicion

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:56pm on January 13, 2018

    A surge in cotton import growth in recent months has raised suspicion of capital flight from the country...

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    Prices of vegetables begin to fall as winter supply rises

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 13, 2018

    The prices of vegetables started falling in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday as the supply of winter vegetables increased, traders said...

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    Rural-urban internet price gap should be removed: Jabbar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 13, 2018

    Internet price disparity between the rural and urban areas should be eliminated, said posts, telecommunications and information technology minister Mustafa Jabbar on Friday....

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    Square Pharma to build plant in Kenya

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:47pm on January 09, 2018

    Square Pharmaceuticals Kenya EPZ Ltd, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd Bangladesh, on Monday started the construction work of its state-of-the-art pharmaceutical...

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    Exports to UK surge by 19pc braving Brexit blues, China disappoint

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:56pm on January 07, 2018

    Country’s export earnings from United Kingdom, the third largest market for Bangladesh, soared by 19 per cent in the first half of the current fiscal...

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    Consensus, efforts needed to alleviate inequality

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on January 06, 2018

    Former World Trade Organisation director general Pascal Lamy on Saturday said the problem of rising inequality in countries across the globe could be resolved internally...

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    H1 exports grow moderately at 7.1pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:28pm on January 04, 2018

    Country’s export earnings in the first half of the current financial year 2017-18 posted a moderate growth of 7.15 per cent to stand at $17.92...

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