Trade & Commerce

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    Brexit deal’s ‘rules of origin’ spark trade confusion

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:10pm on January 10, 2021

    Many British businesses are swiftly discovering that they must now pay duties on exports bound for the European Union, despite the breakthrough Brexit free trade...

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    Bangladesh exports may face new challenges

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 10:00pm on January 10, 2021

    Maintaining trade benefits would be one of the major challenges for Bangladesh after completing graduation from the least developed country in 2027, according to foreign...

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    Daraz Xpedite launched for university students

    | Updated at 10:32pm on January 09, 2021

    Online marketplace Daraz Bangladesh has initiated a unique programme titled Daraz Xpedite for university students for the first time in Bangladesh, said a press release....

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    Shwapno opens outlet in Habiganj

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56pm on January 09, 2021

    A new store of retail chain Shwapno has been opened on Kalibari Road in Habiganj. M Abu Zahir, member of parliament for Habiganj-3, inaugurated the...

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    Boeing to pay $2.5b to settle US fraud charges after MAX crashes

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:48pm on January 08, 2021

    US prosecutors on Thursday hit Boeing with $2.5 billion in fines, settling a criminal charge over claims the company defrauded regulators overseeing the 737 MAX,...

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    Tesla CEO Musk world’s wealthiest person

    AFP | Updated at 10:46pm on January 08, 2021

    Whether the topic is transforming the automobile or conquering the next frontier of space, Elon Musk has shown a knack for captivating an audience beyond...

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    German car sales, output post historic slump in 2020

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt am Main | Updated at 10:45pm on January 08, 2021

    Germany’s key car market plunged in 2020 to its lowest levels since reunification, data showed on Friday, with output and sales down dramatically due to...

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    US suspends tariffs on French goods in digital tax dispute

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:44pm on January 08, 2021

    Washington has suspended a plan to impose new tariffs on $1.3 billion in French products in a dispute over a digital services tax, the US...

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    Duty benefits for COVID fighting items import extended till June

    Staff Correspondent   | Updated at 06:07pm on January 08, 2021

    The National Board of Revenue has extended the duty benefits on import of personal protective equipment and raw materials for making such products amid fears...

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    Ryanair slashes annual traffic forecast on virus

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:29pm on January 07, 2021

    Irish no-frills airline Ryanair on Thursday slashed its annual traffic forecast after axing more flights due to the coronavirus fallout. It expects to carry between...