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    Bangladesh soya bean refiners see opportunity in US-China trade war

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:09am on July 15, 2018

    Country’s soya bean oil refiners said that the trade war between the United States and China could bring opportunity for Bangladesh to import low cost...

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    Prices of vegetables increase in capital

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

    The prices of vegetables went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that the prices of vegetables increased in...

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    PM offers Singapore 500-acre land in SEZ

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:47pm on July 10, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday offered Singapore a 500-acre of land initially in a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Bangladesh to set up their...

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    Trade gap soars to $17b, current account deficit $9b in 11 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:44pm on July 10, 2018

    Country’s trade deficit soared by 84 per cent to $17.2 billion in the July-May period of the just concluded fiscal year (2017-2018) as import payments...

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    Trade war fallout risks lurk over Bangladesh economy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on July 07, 2018

    The ongoing trade war between US and China, the two largest economies of the world, will affect Bangladesh’s global trade in the long run along...

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    Nordic cos find graft, infrastructure biggest business challenges in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on July 03, 2018

    Nordic companies in Bangladesh have identified corruption, inadequate transport infrastructure, bureaucratic tangle and administrative hurdles as the biggest challenges for doing business in Bangladesh....

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    Committee formed to evaluate applications

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 30, 2018

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has formed a 15-member committee to scrutinise and evaluate the applications submitted to the regulator by four entities for tower...

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    Prices of onions, green chilli, eggs go up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 30, 2018

    The prices of onions, green chilli and eggs went up at the kitchen markets in capital Dhaka over the week ending Friday. Traders said that...

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    Move on for new guidelines for e-commerce

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:14pm on June 26, 2018

    Commerce ministry has initiated a move to formulate another set of guidelines for the e-commerce sector so that there was no contradiction in government policy...

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    Rice prices on the rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 23, 2018

    Prices of rice increased in the capital’s retail markets over the week as a result of increased wholesale prices of the items following imposition 28...