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    UK to continue GSP facilities till 2027 for Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 05:51pm on February 17, 2021

    British high commissioner Robert Chatterton Dickson on Wednesday said that Bangladesh would continue to enjoy the generalised system of preferences on trade until 2027. The...

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    Business confidence of manufacturing, service sectors rise slightly: survey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on February 16, 2021

    Business confidence of the country’s manufacturing and service sectors increased slightly in the January-March quarter of the current fiscal year 2020-2021 from that of the...

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    Saudi Arabia pushes companies to move headquarters to kingdom

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 04:29pm on February 16, 2021

    Saudi Arabia on Monday heaped pressure on foreign companies to move their Middle East headquarters to the kingdom, saying it will stop signing contracts with...

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    Walton enters European market

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:44am on February 16, 2021

    Bangladeshi electronics brand Walton is set to enter European market with exporting its LED televisions under its own brand to Romania. The company made an...

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    Strong BGMEA leadership needed: Sammilita Parishad

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:29pm on February 15, 2021

    Strong leadership in the country’s apparel sector is needed to overcome the challenges which have emerged in the sector amid the COVID-19 outbreak, said Abdus...

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    China overtakes US as EU’s biggest trading partner

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 11:27pm on February 15, 2021

    China last year overtook the United States as the EU’s biggest trading partner, the EU statistics agency Eurostat said on Monday. Britain meanwhile, which is...

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    Government drafts charcoal policy to tap export potential

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:41pm on February 14, 2021

    The government has drafted a policy on charcoal to tap the export potential of the non-traditional item and the efficient use of jute-stalks. The textiles...

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    Sri Lanka import ban takes the spice out of life

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:11pm on February 14, 2021

    An import ban in cash-strapped Sri Lanka is leaving a bad taste in the mouths of its curry lovers, depriving them of vital turmeric supplies...

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    China factory prices see first rise in a year

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:15pm on February 13, 2021

    Factory prices rose in China for the first time in a year last month as the country’s vast industrial sector leads a recovery from the...

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    Brexit upsets hit half of UK exporters: survey

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:41pm on February 12, 2021

    Half of British businesses exporting goods to the European Union are experiencing difficulties due to Brexit, a UK trade body said on Thursday. In a...