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    Sudden Indian export ban puts pressure on onion market: Tipu

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:40pm on September 16, 2020

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Wednesday said that the sudden ban on onion export by India had put a pressure on Bangladesh market as prices...

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    Check price hike, adulteration ahead of Ramadan: JS body

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on March 16, 2020

    The parliamentary standing committee on the food ministry on Sunday advised the government to take steps in checking food adulteration and unjustified increase in food...

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    Government to monitor commodity costs to check price hikes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on March 15, 2020

    The Ministry of Commerce has formed a special committee to monitor the costs of essential consumer goods in order to check overpricing, commerce secretary Jafar...

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    Parties demand withdrawal of decisions

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on March 02, 2020

    Different left and progressive political parties on Sunday staged separate demonstrations in Dhaka demanding withdrawal of the recent government decisions to increase power and water...

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    Govt burdens poor, fixed-income people with price increase

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2020

    CONSUMERS having to pay their electric bill at a higher rate that enters into force today, keeping to the decision that the Energy Regulatory Commission...

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    Government mustn’t make consumers suffer for power policy flaws

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 29, 2020

    THE latest round of retail power price increase, the 10th in 11 years, entering into force on March 1, with the authorities not having lifted...

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    Bangladesh hikes retail power prices again

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:31pm on February 27, 2020

    The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday increased the average retail price of electricity by 5.3 per cent with effect from Sunday. With the latest...

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    Low, middle income groups in Bangladesh reel from rising prices

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on February 23, 2020

    Sufferings of the middle and low income groups are growing as the volatility in the prices of some half a dozen essential commodities, including rice,...

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    Tipu blames traders for price hike of garlic, ginger

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on February 10, 2020

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Monday said that some businesses were trying to increase the prices of essential commodities including garlic and ginger by using...

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    Prices keep rising

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on February 05, 2020

    Traders started increasing the prices of essential commodities including garlic, onion and edible oil in last three days without any valid reasons. The price of...