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    Policy support sought for e-commerce business

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    Recognising e-commerce as a future potential business and trade platform for women entrepreneurs, Business Initiative Leading Development (BUILD) has called for providing policy support to...

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    India warns foreign e-commerce firms like Amazon, Flipkart over discounts

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:37am on June 26, 2019

    India has told foreign e-commerce firms such as Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart that they must ensure compliance with new foreign investment rules aimed at deterring...

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    E-CAB seeks VAT waiver for 5 years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on June 26, 2019

    E-Commerce Association of Bangladesh on Tuesday demanded that the National Board of Revenue should exempt e-commerce businesses from value added tax for at least five...

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    7.5pc VAT imposed on e-commerce services

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on June 15, 2019

    The government in the proposed national budget has imposed 7.5 per cent value-added tax on e-commerce services and raised the VAT on branded and non-branded...

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    Amazon gets its own internet domain

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 01:18pm on May 21, 2019

    E-commerce giant Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighborhood Monday after the internet’s address keeper granted...

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    Seminar on E-commerce held at BUBT

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:16pm on April 09, 2019

    A seminar on ‘E-commerce and its Challenges in Bangladesh’ was organised in Bangladesh University of Business and Technology in its...

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    E-commerce assoc demands extension of tax holiday

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:01pm on February 18, 2019

    Members of E-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (E-CAB) on Monday welcomed the Digital Commerce Gazzette-2019 terming it a ‘milestone’ for advancement towards digitisation of country’s business...

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    Alibaba’s Jack Ma Communist Party member, China state paper reveals

    Reuters . Shanghai | Updated at 03:58pm on November 27, 2018

    Jack Ma, the head of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and China’s best-known capitalist, is a Communist Party member, the official Party newspaper said...

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    ‘WhatsApp rumour’ wipes 70pc off Indian firm’s stock

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2018

    Indian e-commerce firm Infibeam Avenues lost around 70 per cent of its market value on Friday, reportedly after investors were spooked by a WhatsApp message....

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    Alibaba’s Jack Ma to retire in one year, hand baton to CEO Zhang

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:51pm on September 10, 2018

    Jack Ma, the charismatic co-founder of China’s largest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, will step down as chairman in one year to...