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    Government lifts ban on face mask, hand sanitiser export

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:12pm on April 02, 2020

    The government on Thursday lifted the ban on export of locally made face masks and hand sanitisers due to ample production of the items in the country. The commerce ministry on March 12 imposed the ban in response to the growing...

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    BGBA for cell to resolve export market problems

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on April 02, 2020

    The Bangladesh Garment Buying House Association has requested the government to form a high-powered readymade garment cell to address local and international problems which might...

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    Bank transaction hours during shutdown extended

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:19pm on April 02, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Thursday extended the bank transaction hours to three hours during the government-announced general holidays. Previously, the country’s banks offered services for two...

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    BTMA demands government support for local textile makers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:22pm on April 02, 2020

    The Bangladesh Textile Mills Association on Thursday urged the government to provide support for the country’s textile mills which are now sitting on a stockpile of fabrics and yarns worth Tk 3,500 crore due...

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    Banks start offering single-digit rate amid coronavirus concerns

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 09:59pm on April 01, 2020

    The country’s scheduled banks on Wednesday started executing 9 per cent ceiling on all sorts of loans even on the existing ones as per a...

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    Energypac may abandon IPO plan after 6-yr pursuit

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 10:03pm on April 01, 2020

    Energypac Power Generation may withdraw the application it submitted to the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering as the company is...

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    GP to give 50,000 PPEs, 10,000 testing kits for hospitals

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:07pm on April 01, 2020

    Grameenphone has confirmed to source and handover 50,000 unit medical-grade professional Personal Protective Gear or PPE, including protective coveralls, N95 masks, gloves, goggles, and 10,000...

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    Govt requested to rationalise ATM import tariff

    New Age Online | Updated at 02:59pm on April 02, 2020

    The government has been requested to rationalise the import tariff on Automated Teller Machine or ATMs to attain Sustainable Development Goal 2030 indicator 8.10.1. This...