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    Buyers offer Bangladesh lower RMG prices despite rise in green factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:08pm on January 25, 2020

    Global brands and buyers are gradually offering lower prices for readymade garment products to Bangladeshi factories although the number of green factories has increased considerably...

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    German competition watchdog swats pesticide firms

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt am Main | Updated at 11:47pm on January 13, 2020

    German competition authorities said on Monday that they had stung seven pesticide wholesalers with a 155 million euro ($172 million) fine over a 17-year long...

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    LPG prices up for 2nd time since November

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:34am on January 06, 2020

    Consumer rights activists renewed their call to the government to regulate the liquefied natural gas price after it was increased by the sellers for the...

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    A year of price spiral and a government handicap in market control

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 03, 2020

    THE year 2019 that just went by brought to the fore some failures of the government in market administration, forcing people to spend much higher...

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    Brazil cocoa follows in footsteps of famed wines, boosting prices

    Agence France-Presse . Coaraci | Updated at 09:11pm on December 27, 2019

    With an attentive eye, Henrique Almeida watches a technician carefully open a hundred cocoa pods, while another worker on the plantation collects samples in bags...

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    Effective intervention needed to ensure fair paddy prices

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2019

    HEAVY losses stare in the face of aman growers as the government procurement programme, which began on November 20, has so far failed to afford...

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    JS body recommends checking essentials’ price in Ramadan

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:24am on December 23, 2019

    Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Commerce on Sunday recommended the concerned ministry to take appropriate steps for keeping the price of the essentials...

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    BCB not to reduce ticket price of BPL right away

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board will gouge the response from the spectators before making a decision on a possible price reduction on tickets of the Bangabandhu...

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    World food prices surge in November: FAO

    Reuters . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on December 06, 2019

    World food prices rose strongly in November, lifted by big jumps in prices of meat and vegetable oils, despite slightly lower cereals prices, the United...

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    Power price hike proposal opposed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:01am on December 04, 2019

    The public hearing on the power tariff increase proposal ended on Tuesday with energy experts and consumers’ representatives saying that the state-owned power companies failed...