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    Optimism but concern as megaship still stuck in Suez

    Agence France-Presse . Suez | Updated at 10:24pm on March 28, 2021

    Hope rose Sunday salvage efforts would free a mammoth container ship blocking the Suez Canal for six days, crippling international trade and causing losses worth...

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    US sticks by tariffs in Boeing-Airbus trade dispute

    | Updated at 10:35pm on February 12, 2021

    US president Joe Biden’s administration said on Thursday that it would maintain punitive tariffs on some European imports as part the long-running trade dispute between...

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    Businesses remain dissatisfied over time, cost

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on February 07, 2021

    Local businesses are yet to be fully satisfied with the time needed and expenses incurred for documentary and border compliance to carry out international trade...

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    US trade gap soars in 2020 amid pandemic disruptions

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:36pm on February 06, 2021

    The US trade deficit surged in 2020 to its highest level since 2008, the government reported on Friday, in the pandemicroiled year that upended the...

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    Delhi urged to settle disputes on trade, water sharing

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:49pm on January 29, 2021

    The government on Friday requested India to remove obstructions to export including various non-tariff barriers, anti-dumping and anti-circumvention duties imposed by India on export of...

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    Experts for maintaining balance between blocs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on December 31, 2020

    Experts and traders on Wednesday stressed the need for coordination between development and diplomacy and maintaining a balance between emerging trade blocs to secure trade...

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    Government should begin inclusive negotiations for retaining trade benefits: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on December 21, 2020

    Experts and policymakers on Sunday suggested that the government should begin intensive negotiations with the European Union and other countries, including the United Kingdom, Canada,...

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    Bangladesh signs PTA with Bhutan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:57pm on December 06, 2020

    Bangladesh on Sunday signed its first-ever bilateral preferential trade agreement with Bhutan to enhance trade in goods, investment and economic cooperation between the two Asian...

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    Bangladesh signs PTA with Bhutan Sunday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:00pm on December 05, 2020

    Bangladesh is going to sign its first ever preferential trade agreement with Bhutan on Sunday marking the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relationship between the two...

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    Bangladesh's trade deficit shrinks by 44pc in July-Oct

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:36pm on December 02, 2020

    The country’s trade deficit in the July-October period of the current financial year 2019-20 narrowed by 43.52 per cent or $2.49 billion year-on-year but indications...