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    Trade deficit inches down in July-Mar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on June 02, 2020

    Bangladesh’s trade deficit inched down to $12.07 billion year-on-year in July-March of the fiscal year 2019-2020 due to a slowdown in import of industrial inputs...

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    COVID-19 hammers RMG exports for 3rd month

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:36pm on May 31, 2020

    Bangladesh’s readymade garment export declined by more than 62 per cent in the first 29 days of May this year compared with that of corresponding...

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    Bangladesh Bank releases Tk 2,725.85cr for factory workers’ April salary

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 09:41pm on May 29, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank has disbursed another Tk 725.85 crore in May in favour of the banks for payment of workers’ wages in export-oriented industries for...

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    Bangladesh vegetable exporters may lose ME market to India

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:38pm on May 29, 2020

    The country’s vegetable exporters fear that they may lose the Middle East market to Indian exporters as the shipment of vegetables from Bangladesh has remained...

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    EDF loan limit for garments, textiles factories raised to $30m

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:20pm on May 17, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Sunday extended the lending limit for garments and textile factories from the export development fund to $30 million from the existing...

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    Government starts foreign engagements to avert downturn

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:26am on May 14, 2020

    The government has started engaging with several foreign countries for widening the scope of avoiding the imminent decline in expatriate employment and export amid the...

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    China exports see surprise 3.5% jump in April, imports fall

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing, China | Updated at 01:11am on May 11, 2020

    China's exports saw a shock 3.5 percent rise in April despite the global impact of the coronavirus pandemic, official figures showed Thursday, partly due to...

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    Bangladesh exports plunge by 83pc in Apr as pandemic takes toll

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:13pm on May 08, 2020

    Bangladesh’s export earnings in April declined by 82.85 per cent year-on-year as the demand for goods shrank on the global market and the production remained...

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    RMG export in April plunges by 85pc

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:03pm on May 03, 2020

    The country’s readymade garment export plunged by almost 85 per cent year on year in April this year as the coronavirus outbreak in most of...

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    Banks start disbursing worker wages

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:01pm on May 03, 2020

    The country’s banks on Sunday started disbursing wages of more than 26 lakh workers of export-oriented industries, including apparel ones, as the central bank released...