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    Duty on raw cashew nut import relaxed

    Shakhawat Hossain   | Updated at 11:51pm on November 08, 2020

    The government has relaxed the import duty on raw cashew nut import following requests from the agriculture ministry to flourish labourintensive processing plants. The overall...

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    Cabinet body okays import of 13 lakh tonnes crude oils for 2021

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on November 05, 2020

    The cabinet committee on national purchases on Wednesday approved a proposal to import 13 lakh tonnes of crude oils for the state-run Eastern Refinery Limited...

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    Maldives wants to import alluvial soil from Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on November 03, 2020

    Maldives on Monday expressed keen interest in importing alluvial soil from Bangladesh. Maldivian foreign minister Abdulla Shahid expressed the intent in a conversation over phone...

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    Cell formed to check transfer pricing misuse by MNCs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:21pm on November 02, 2020

    The National Board of Revenue has formed a separate transfer pricing cell for its customs wing to curb money laundering by multinational companies through manipulation...

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    Onion import starts from alternate sources: Tipu Munshi

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:40pm on November 01, 2020

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Sunday said that onion import had started from alternate sources in a bid to meet the demand on the local...

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    Banks violating import policy in opening LCs for importers

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:44pm on October 24, 2020

    Banks are opening letters of credit for importers above the annual import ceiling set in the import registration certificates in violation of the Import Policy...

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    Indonesia initiates safeguard probe of RMG import

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:43pm on October 04, 2020

    Indonesia has initiated a safeguard investigation regarding its import of apparel products that may negatively affect Bangladesh’s export of the products to the Southeast Asian...

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    Banks asked to keep minimal margin against onion import

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:03pm on September 17, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Thursday asked all the scheduled banks to keep charges against the letter of credits for the import of onion at a...

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    Apparels manufactured with imported yarn to get cash incentive on value addition

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on August 25, 2020

    Export-oriented small and medium apparel factories manufacturing knitwear, woven wear and sweaters using imported yarn or a combination of imported yarns would get additional cash...

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    Forex reserve tops $38b

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:39pm on August 18, 2020

    The country’s foreign exchange reserve exceeded the $38 billion mark for the first time on Tuesday amid a surge in remittance inflow coupled with lower...