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    Prices of onion, garlic soaring ahead of Ramadan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:17pm on May 04, 2018

    Traders have already started to increase prices of onion and garlic in the capital’s kitchen markets ahead of Ramadan, the fasting month for the Muslims...

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    No hike in Ramadan commodity prices, say importers, wholesalers

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 09:52pm on May 03, 2018

    Businesses in Chittagong on Thursday assured consumers that there would be no price hike during the Ramadan as there was adequate stock of essentials...

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    Aubergine, papaya prices rise in a week

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:25pm on April 27, 2018

    Prices of some of the vegetables started to rise in the capital’s kitchen markets over the week ending on Friday due to off-seasonal supply shortage....

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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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