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    Support for safety retrofits in apparel sector

    Afshana Choudhury, Fahim S Chowdhury and Faria Ahmad | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2021

    THE apparel industry has played a significant role in the economic development of Bangladesh, which is one of the largest apparel-exporting countries. However, the fire...

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    Bangladesh exports fall by 14.57pc in 2020

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on January 05, 2021

    The country’s export earnings in just concluded year of 2020 fell by 14.57 per cent to $33.60 billion from $39.33 billion in the previous year...

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    RMG exporters seek HS code rule relaxation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:56pm on January 02, 2021

    Readymade garment exporters have urged the National Board of Revenue to relax the provision of mandatory inclusion of harmonised system codes in bond licence in...

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    India lifts ban on onion exports

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:22am on December 29, 2020

    India on Monday decided to lift ban on onion exports from January 1, 2021 as the price of the item witnessed a sharp fall in...

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    Light engineering sector in need of the right fillip

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2020

    THE light engineering sector that accounts for about 2.2 per cent of the gross domestic product and has the potential to grab a significant share...

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    Bangladesh to export 50,000 tonnes of urea to Nepal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:34am on December 24, 2020

    The cabinet committee on national purchases on Wednesday approved a Bangladesh Chemical Industries and Corporation proposal to purchase 50,000 tonnes of granular urea from KAFCO...

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    Anti-dumping duty on jute goods hits exports to India: Tipu

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:37pm on December 22, 2020

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Tuesday said that the imposition of anti-dumping duty on jute goods had adversely affected Bangladesh’s exports to India as the...

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    Single certification body needed to facilitate food export

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 23, 2020

    THE recommendation of the Bangladesh Trade and Tariff Commission for the formation of a single entity on health certification of agricultural and processed food to...

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    4 Beximco cos hold AGMs, declare dividends

    | Updated at 11:39pm on December 19, 2020

    Bangladesh Export Import Company Limited, Beximco Pharma and Shinepukur Ceramics declared dividends for shareholders while Beximco Synthetics held its annual general meeting on...

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    Maize grains could be one of the export items

    Md Jafar Ullah | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2020

    MAIZE, after having been introduced to Bangladesh in the 1970s, crawled ahead gradually to grab lands showing a noticeable trend since 2003. Owing to an...