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    Banga becomes ICC chair, Suroor vice-chair

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:55pm on June 24, 2020

    The International Chamber of Commerce, a world business organisation, has elected Master Card chief executive officer Ajay Banga as new ICC chair and re-elected A’amal...

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    Bangladesh-India JV can benefit both nations in COVID-19 crisis: FBCCI

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:17pm on June 23, 2020

    President of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) Sheikh Fazle Fahim said that job creation and investments through Bangladesh-India joint venture was...

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    Automobile sector counts Tk 6,000cr loss in 3 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:14pm on June 23, 2020

    The country’s automobile sector leaders on Tuesday said that the sector had incurred revenue losses worth Tk 6,000 crore in the last three months as...

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    Businesses for ensuring small enterprises’ access to stimulus

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on June 23, 2020

    Experts and businesses on Tuesday stressed the need for preparing a database of COVID-19 affected cottage, micro, small and medium enterprises and ensuring their access...

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    Dhaka hopes most of 17 products to qualify

    Shakhawat Hossain  | Updated at 10:43pm on June 23, 2020

    Dhaka hopes that most of the 17 products it has been asking for zero tariff facility since 2015 will be covered under the recent announcement...

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    COVID-19 to have devastating economic effects on LDCs: ICCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:49pm on June 21, 2020

    The International Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said that the Covid-19 outbreak would have devastating economic effects on the least developed countries and the...

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    Trade experts, exporters express cautious optimism

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:09am on June 21, 2020

    Trade experts and exporters hailed the duty-free access of 97 per cent Bangladeshi items to the Chinese market amid the COVID-19 pandemic with cautious optimism...

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    Limited export markets to affect 2020 Bangladesh receipts: WTO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:12pm on June 20, 2020

    Bangladesh’s export revenue would be severely affected in 2020 as the country depended on limited destinations and all those counties had been badly affected by...

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    UK retail sales rebound after record slump

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:14pm on June 19, 2020

    UK retail sales rebounded 12 per cent in May as some shops reopened, having slumped a record 18 per cent in April after the country...

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    China exempts 5,161 more Bangladesh goods from tariff

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 10:13am on June 19, 2020

    China had granted zero tariff treatment for 5,161 more Bangladeshi products in the Chinese market effective from July 1. With the announcement made by the...