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BD pays $987m to ACU for Sept-Oct imports

Bangladesh, Nov. 9 -- Bangladesh has made a routine payment of more than US$987 million to the Asian Clearing Union (ACU) against imports during the September-October period of this calendar year. Af... Read More


Six more EPZ goods up for local sale

Bangladesh, Nov. 9 -- The government has allowed the sale of six more products, made at the export processing zones (EPZ), in the local market by paying applicable taxes. The products are mainly elec... Read More


22 to vie for BB's deputy governor post

Bangladesh, Nov. 9 -- A total of 19 senior bankers along with three professionals have applied for the post of a deputy governor of the Bangladesh Bank, officials said. The government-formed search c... Read More


'Bulbul' set to hit early Sunday

Bangladesh, Nov. 9 -- The cyclonic storm 'Bulbul' is gradually becoming stronger and it is likely to hit the country's coastal regions in the early hours of Sunday, said meteorologists. The storm rem... Read More


Myanmar's IORA membership bid fails amid BD's opposition

Bangladesh, Nov. 8 -- Myanmar's application for the membership of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) has been rejected due to the opposition of Bangladesh to the move. The issue was raised in th... Read More


No cases under new road transport law till Nov 14

Bangladesh, Nov. 8 -- The government has extended the time for another week to execute the new road transport law. "Extensive campaign and awareness are necessary. People must get idea on the law and... Read More


BD-Aussie trade reaches $2.44b

Bangladesh, Nov. 8 -- The bilateral trade between Bangladesh and Australia has stood at $2.44 billion now. Australian high commissioner in Dhaka Julia Niblett disclosed this at a programme in the cap... Read More


SC clears way for election to BAJUS

Bangladesh, Nov. 8 -- The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for holding the election to the executive committee of Bangladesh Jewellers' Samity scheduled to be held t... Read More


Govt mulling raising subsidies to boost jute goods export

Bangladesh, Nov. 8 -- Textiles and jute minister Golam Dastagir Gazi has said the government is considering increasing subsidies to boost export of jute goods. The entrepreneurs will also get raw mat... Read More


LR Global files writ to keep job as asset manager of two MFs

Bangladesh, Nov. 8 -- LR Global Bangladesh, an asset management company, has filed a writ petition with the High Court (HC), seeking a direction for continuing its job as asset manager of two listed m... Read More