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    Govt to procure 10 lakh tonnes of boro rice this year

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

    The government on Sunday announced that it would procure over 10.5 lakh tonnes of Boro rice this year with the price of paddy at Tk...

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    Material prices put construction sector under threat 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:01pm on March 29, 2018

    Bangladesh Association of Construction Industry on Thursday threatened that they will stop all construction activities if the government does not take necessary steps to bring...

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    Customs wants hike in beef import duty

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:05am on March 18, 2018

    Customs valuation department of the National Board of Revenue has recommended for setting minimum tariff value of imported beef to protect the local dairy industry...

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    Rice prices go up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:21pm on February 16, 2018

    The prices of fine variety of rice went up while the coarse variety of the staple remind dear in the city’s kitchen markets over the...

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    13,400 tonnes rice imported from Myanmar in 10 months

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:11pm on January 22, 2018

    Bangladesh has imported over 13,400 tonnes of rice from Myanmar through the Maungtaw Trade Zone during the 10 months of the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Up...

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    Beef import will destroy local industry, say beef traders

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:06pm on January 21, 2018

    Claiming that beef import would destroy the leather, dairy and beef industries of the country the leaders of Dhaka Metropolitan Beef Traders' Association on Sunday...

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    Prices of vegetables go up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:32pm on January 19, 2018

    The prices of vegetables went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday as dense fog and severe cold interrupted transportation of...

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    Rice still dear

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:17pm on January 05, 2018

    The prices of rice remained high in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday...

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    Onion prices rise again as volatility continues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:39pm on December 29, 2017

    The price of local variety of onions rose again to Tk 110 a kilogram in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday after...

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    Poor people hit hard by rice price hike: Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 25, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Sunday said the poor were suffering because of price hike of rice, which he hoped would come down with improvement...

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