Trade & Commerce

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    US Trade Show begins Feb 27

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:47am on February 25, 2020

    A total of 48 organisations are going to take part in the US Trade Show to be held at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in...

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    FBCCI seeks more investment from Commonwealth countries

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:42am on February 25, 2020

    Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry president Sheikh Fazle Fahim on Monday said that the Commonwealth countries should feel secure to invest in...

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    Most small firms in China yet to reopen

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:36am on February 25, 2020

    Most small businesses in China have yet to reopen and are struggling with supply chain obstructions after the new coronavirus epidemic triggered a national shutdown,...

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    Virus hits shipping, spreading global economic strain

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:55pm on February 23, 2020

    Sea freight transport, the lifeblood of trade and a bellwether of the global economy, has been blown off course by the new coronavirus, sparking general...

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    Chinese restaurants starved for cash as virus hits industry

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:27pm on February 23, 2020

    It is lunch time in Beijing, but the only diner in Cindy’s Cafe is an employee having a staff meal — it has been closed...

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    Northern Jute shuts production

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on February 23, 2020

    Northern Jute Manufacturing Company Limited has shut down its mill for an indefinite period as the Bangladesh Bank froze all of its bank accounts over...

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    ‘Dieselgate’ recall of more Mercedes vehicles ‘likely’

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt am Main | Updated at 10:58pm on February 22, 2020

    German authorities will ‘likely’ discover software rigging the level of diesel emissions in Mercedes-Benz cars other than those already sanctioned, the Daimler group warned on...

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    Russia counts China trade losses from coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:52pm on February 22, 2020

    Russian exports to China have been hit hard by the new coronavirus, which curbed demand and the movement of people and goods, official figures showed...

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    China’s couriers take hands-off approach amid virus

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 10:51pm on February 22, 2020

    China’s armies of racing, swerving motorcycle deliverymen have been hailed as saviours during the coronavirus crisis, keeping shut-in citizens fed and stocked up. But it’s...

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    Taj Mahal but no trade deal for Trump in India

    Agence France-Presse . Ahmedabad | Updated at 10:49pm on February 22, 2020

    US president Donald Trump will open the world’s biggest cricket stadium and watch the sun set at the famed Taj Mahal during a lightning visit...