Trade & Commerce

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    FBCCI elections caught in ‘selection’ farce

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:53pm on March 25, 2017

    It is all set for filling the top posts of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry for the 2017-19 term without any...

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    Payments for imports keep swelling in Jul-Feb

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on March 25, 2017

    Country’s import payments increased by 11.13 per cent in the July-February period of the current fiscal year (2016-17) against the 5.58-per cent rise registered in...

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    FBCCI election process can continue: SC

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:41pm on March 23, 2017

    The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a rule saying that the process of holding election to the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry...

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    Businesses seek govt steps to make Mogla port vibrant

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on March 16, 2017

    Businesses and tax officials have urged the government to take immediate steps to make the Mongla port vibrant and attractive to traders and utilise the...

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    PM to raise jute anti-dumping duty issue with Modi

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:13pm on March 16, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina would request the Indian government to remove the anti-dumping duty on jute goods of Bangladesh during her visit to India next...

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    Akij wants to take $20m out of B’desh to buy Malaysia co

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:05pm on March 13, 2017

    Akij Jute Mills Ltd, a concern of Akij Group, has applied to Bangladesh Bank for taking $20 million out of Bangladesh to purchase a Malaysian...

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    Intel to buy Mobileye for $14-$15 bln

    Reuters | Updated at 05:35pm on March 13, 2017

    US chip giant Intel has agreed to buy Israeli driverless technology firm Mobileye for $14-$15 billion, Israeli media reported on Monday, in what...

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    Two-week Sheltech fair begins today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:27pm on March 11, 2017

    Sheltech will hold a two-week real estate fair starting from today at its office premises at Panthapath in Dhaka, marking its 29th anniversary...

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    Jute sector to overtake RMG in 5yrs: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on March 11, 2017

    State minister for textiles and jute Mirza Azam has said the prospect of jute sector is brighter than the country’s readymade garment sector and it...

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    B’desh to seek review of India jute anti-dumping duty

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:07pm on March 11, 2017

    Bangladesh has decided to request India for a review of the anti-dumping duty the Indian government imposed on import of jute goods from Bangladesh...