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    US levies steel, aluminum tariffs on allies, risks trade war

    Reuters | Updated at 08:38pm on May 31, 2018

    Washington will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada and Mexico from midnight on Thursday, ending months of uncertainty over...

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    Inaccurate credit reports on foreign traders open door to forgeries

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on May 28, 2018

    Inaccurate credit reports on foreign importers and exporters open the door to different forgeries in export and import services, said experts at a discussion organised...

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    Bangladesh, Cambodia to ink BTA in June: ministry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:30pm on April 25, 2018

    Bangladesh and Cambodia will sign a bilateral trade agreement (BTA) by July to boost trade between the countries, said commerce ministry on Wednesday....

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    Tofail leads business delegation to Cambodia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on April 24, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed along with a high-level business delegation on Tuesday left Dhaka for Cambodia to attend a bilateral meeting with the business leaders...

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    Tofail seeks hassle-free Thai visa for Bangladeshis

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:54pm on April 23, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Monday requested Thai embassy in Dhaka to ease visa procedures for the Bangladeshis planning to visit Thailand for tourism, medical...

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    Export earnings dip in March pulling down 9-month growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:07pm on April 03, 2018

    The country’s export earnings fell in March compared with the same month last year, dragging down the earnings growth in first nine months of the...

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    Eight factories at Meghna group’s EZs inaugurated

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on March 31, 2018

    Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Saturday inaugurated eight factories at private Meghna Economic Zone (MEZ) and Meghna Industrial Economic Zone (MIEZ) located at...

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    Donald Trump’s economic orthodoxy

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on March 21, 2018

    LET’S put it out there with suitable portions of provocation: free trade has never actually taken place...

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    Trump’s trade war: or de-globalisation?

    by Peter Koenig | Updated at 12:05am on March 15, 2018

    President Trump’s bold ‘protectionist’ move of introducing import duties of 25 per cent and 10 per cent for steel and aluminium, respectively — and possibly...

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    Tofail urges USA to sign FTA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:25pm on March 01, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday requested the United States to sign a free trade agreement with Bangladesh for boosting bilateral trade between the two...