Trade & Commerce

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    US, China to discuss trade deal amid COVID-19 disruption

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:01pm on August 14, 2020

    Negotiators from the United States and China will on Saturday discuss the ‘phase one’ trade deal signed earlier this year — before the coronavirus slammed...

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    Amazon launches online pharmacy in India

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 10:56pm on August 14, 2020

    US tech giant Amazon launched its first Indian online pharmacy service on Friday as it attempts to grab more of the country’s burgeoning e-commerce market....

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    China extends anti-dumping tariffs on Indian optical fibre

    Beijing . United News of Bangladesh/AP | Updated at 11:09pm on August 13, 2020

    China on Thursday said that it had extended punitive tariffs on Indian optical fibre products for five years. The announcement from China’s commerce ministry follows...

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    Bangladesh, Algeria sign deal to raise bilateral trade

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:08pm on August 13, 2020

    Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on Thursday said that Bangladesh and Algeria had agreed to ink an agreement to increase bilateral trade and economic cooperation between...

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    BEZA plans 15-year tax holiday for technology transfer

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:07pm on August 13, 2020

    The Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority has taken a plan to provide 100 per cent tax waiver for 15 years to investors in the government-to-government economic...

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    Bangladesh, China joint online expo August 17

    Rezaul Karim Manik. Lalmonirhat | Updated at 07:45pm on August 13, 2020

    Construction materials businesspersons from Bangladesh and China are going to host an online expo jointly. The event titled Zhejiang Export Online Fair 2020 will be...

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    UK, US extend trade talks as 2020 deal looks unlikely

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:33pm on August 12, 2020

    Britain said on Wednesday that trade talks with the United States would continue into the autumn, as hopes fade for a quick deal to coincide...

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    FB creates unit devoted to financial services

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:33pm on August 11, 2020

    Facebook on Monday said that it had created a new unit devoted to financial services to harmonise payment systems on its platform. The new group,...

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    India businesses urged to explore opportunities in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:21pm on August 11, 2020

    Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das has urged Indian business leaders to explore opportunities for collaboration and joint ventures with Bangladesh, including exports...

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    Commerce minister calls on diplomats to tap potential of global trade in post-COVID era

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:48pm on August 09, 2020

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Sunday called upon all Bangladeshi diplomats working in different countries across the world to take the initiative to tap into...