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    Lack of policy, infra challenges for efficient logistics system

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2019

    Businesses and experts on Thursday said lack of policy, no coordination between different ministries and departments, and poor infrastructure were the challenges for establishing efficient...

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    Dhaka, Male agree to sign double taxation avoidance deal

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

    Bangladesh and the Maldives agreed to sign double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) to boost bilateral trade.To this end, both the countries on Wednesday held the...

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    Commodity prices not to increase before Ramadan: Ctg traders

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 12:15am on April 19, 2019

    The trading community in Chattogram on Thursday assured that the prices of essential commodities would not be increased ahead of Ramadan. The business leaders at...

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    ICCB calls financial institutions for streamlining trade activities

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    International Chamber of Commerce, Bangladesh president Mahbubur Rahman on Wednesday requested financial institutions to streamline trade activities to remain competitive in changing global environment as...

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    US handbags, shovels on $20b EU tariff list

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    Handbags, tractors, shovels and fish are part of an 11-page list of US imports worth $20 billion that the European Union on Wednesday said it...

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    Trump on China trade spat: ‘We’re going to win either way’

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    President Donald Trump said on Monday he believed the United States would emerge from its trade dispute with China as a winner, no matter what...

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    Singer launches ‘Kitchen Appliance Fiesta’

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on April 12, 2019

    Singer launched ‘SINGER Kitchen Appliances Fiesta’ on Wednesday offering lucrative offers on blender, sandwich maker, toaster, gas burner and non-stick Pan on the occasion of...

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    Inflation climbs for 3rd month

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:58pm on April 09, 2019

    The point-to-point inflation continued to climb for the third month, increasing to 5.55 per cent in March because of rising prices of food items like...

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    Bangladesh trade deficit falls by 8.4pc in July-Feb

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 09, 2019

    The country’s trade deficit eased by 8.42 per cent or $0.98 billion in July-February of the current 2018-2019 fiscal year compared with that in the...

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    Trade slowed in Q4, WTO says

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2019

    World trade shrank by 0.3 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2018 and is likely to grow by 2.6 per cent this year, slower...