Trade & Commerce

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    Prices of potatoes, garlic go up

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

    The prices of potatoes and garlic went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that the supply of potatoes...

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    4-day Thai trade fair begins Monday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:06pm on April 19, 2018

    A four-day Thailand trade fair will begin on Monday in the city to exhibit Thai products and strengthen Bangladesh’s relationship with the country....

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    PM woos global business leaders to invest in Bangladesh

    United News Bangladesh . London | Updated at 11:05pm on April 19, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged global business leaders to invest in Bangladesh and assured them of providing all the necessary supports....

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    Cabinet body okays pricing formula

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 19, 2018

    The cabinet committee on national purchases at a meeting on Wednesday approved the pricing formula paving the way for importing liquefied natural gas from Oman...

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    Workers at 3,000 subcontracting RMG units in danger

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on April 17, 2018

    Workers at more than 3,000 subcontracting readymade garment factories in Bangladesh have been working under dangerous conditions five years after Rana Plaza collapse as the...

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    Current account deficit hits fresh record at $6.32b

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:06am on April 16, 2018

    Deficit in the country’s current account increased to $6.32 billion in the first eight months of the current fiscal year 2017-2018 setting a fresh record...

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    Ahead of Pahela Baishakh, Hilsa price doubles in a week

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 14, 2018

    The prices of hilsa almost doubled in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending on Friday as the demand of the fish increased on...

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    WCCI seeks 3yr tax holiday for woman entrepreneurs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 09, 2018

    Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Sunday demanded tax holiday for three years from inception of businesses by women entrepreneurs to promote participation of...

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    Bangladesh rice import hits 32-yr high: USDA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:08am on April 08, 2018

    Rice imports in Bangladesh hit a 32-year high in 2017-18, according a report of the US Department of Agriculture released on Friday....

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    US imposes highest tariffs on B’desh goods: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:58am on April 08, 2018

    Bangladesh pays the highest tariffs in the world, in terms of value of export, to the US market, according to an analysis of Pew Research...

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