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    German industrial orders end good run with Dec fall

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:26pm on February 05, 2021

    German industrial orders fell in December for the first time in seven months as COVID-19 restrictions squeezed demand, official data showed on Friday. Orders fell...

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    $43b deal for ‘world’s biggest’ offshore wind farm in S Korea

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:25pm on February 05, 2021

    A $43-billion deal was signed on Friday to build what the South Korean government said would be the world’s biggest offshore wind power complex, as...

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    France’s under-fire Sanofi reports profit, dividend boost

    AFP | Updated at 10:24pm on February 05, 2021

    French pharmaceuticals giant Sanofi, under fire for a delay in its COVID19 vaccine, reported on Friday much higher 2020 earnings and a bigger shareholder payout....

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    Shwapno stands beside distressed farmers in Northern Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:44pm on February 03, 2021

    Retail brand shop Shwapno is regularly buying winter vegetables from the farmers in the Northern regions of Bangladesh as part of its initiative to help...

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    Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:01am on February 03, 2021

    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said on Tuesday he would stand aside later this year as chief executive of the company he built from a startup...

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    Exports fall by 5pc to $3.43b in January

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:38am on February 03, 2021

    The country’s export earnings in January in the financial year 2020-21 witnessed negative growth for the second consecutive month as the second wave of the...

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    Habib Ullah re-elected CIS-BCCI president

    | Updated at 01:26am on February 03, 2021

    Mohammad Habib Ullah Dawn has been re-elected as Commonwealth of Independent States-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry president at the CIS-BCCI election for 2021-2024 held...

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    Banglalink customer centres to facilitate Kormo Jobs app use

    | Updated at 12:27am on February 02, 2021

    Mobile phone operator Banglalink has entered into a strategic partnership with Kormo Jobs by Google, a job and career development app, to facilitate youth employment....

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    China launches carbon emissions trading scheme

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:24am on February 02, 2021

    China launched a carbon trading system on Monday designed to drive down emissions, as the world’s biggest polluter takes steps towards decarbonising its economy by...

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    Remittance drops below $2b in Jan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:02pm on February 01, 2021

    Inflow of remittance to the country dropped below $2 billion after four months in January. Bangladesh received $1.96 billion in remittance in January, BB spokesperson...