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    Govt urged to check extortion by Police to rein in prices in Ramadan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:11am on April 16, 2018

    Traders on Sunday conveyed to the government their fear that like previous years extortion by police and others from goods carrying vehicles and business establishments...

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    Bangladesh’s rice import volume to drop by one-fourth

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:11pm on April 10, 2018

    After a bad crop year Bangladesh appears to bounce back with prospect of a good rice output this year. Country's dependency on rice import is...

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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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