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    Reschedule post-import financing facility once, says BB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on June 14, 2021

    The Bangladesh Bank on Sunday asked the scheduled banks not to offer rescheduling or restructuring facility against post-import financing for more than once after the...

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    Policy support for Covid medicine import extended till Dec

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on June 10, 2021

    The Bangladesh Bank on Thursday extended the validity of its policy relaxation for the import of coronavirus-related medicines till December 31 from June 30. The...

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    BCMEA demands raising tariff on import of tiles

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on June 10, 2021

    Leaders of the Bangladesh Ceramic Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BCMEA) on Thursday demanded imposing higher tariff on import of tiles for the safeguard of the...

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    Goods transport, earnings by railway increase

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:03am on June 05, 2021

    The amount of goods carried by Bangladesh Railway and earnings increased significantly in the current 2020-21 fiscal year amid the Covid outbreak. The railways minister...

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    No discommoding single-source import dependence

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 24, 2021

    IMPORT source diversification has always been as important as export market diversification. The concern only is that the government has largely ignored both of them...

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    Bangladesh’s import dependence on India backfires

    Shakhawat Hossain     | Updated at 12:04am on May 23, 2021

    India’s recent move to slap a ban on the export of jute seeds has alerted the government since Bangladesh imports 80 per cent of its...

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    Rice import payments rise 32 times in July-March

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 11:11pm on May 21, 2021

    Year-on-year import of rice increased 31.59 times in the first nine months of the current fiscal year 2020-2021 with a view to strengthening the stock...

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    Duty on raw material import waived

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on May 19, 2021

    The National Board of Revenue has offered duty exemption on import of raw materials required for the manufacturing of RT-PCR test kit for detection of...

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    China exports top forecasts, imports growth best in 10 years

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:04pm on May 07, 2021

    Chinese exports grew at a forecast-busting rate in April, data showed on Friday, while imports surged at their strongest in a decade as the global...

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    Strict policy on importing wild life a must

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 13, 2021

    THE reported commercial farming of invasive fish is likely to further endanger the aquatic biodiversity unless the government takes immediate steps against it. A probe...