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US-China to resume face-to-face talks next week

Bangladesh, March 21 -- US officials plan to travel to China next week to resume face-to-face talks aimed at ending a trade war between them, media reports said. The US and China have imposed tariffs... Read More


India may extend anti-dumping duty on BD jute bags

Bangladesh, March 21 -- The commerce ministry of India has recommended extension of anti-dumping duty on jute sacking bags from Bangladesh to guard domestic players from cheap imports, according to a ... Read More


BD economist named IFPRI's SA director

Bangladesh, March 21 -- The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has named Dr. Shahidur Rashid, a native of Bangladesh, as new regional director for South Asia, based in New Delhi, Ind... Read More


ADB lends SAL $14.2m to enhance agribusiness inclusiveness

Bangladesh, March 21 -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide US$ 14.2 million as loan to support the expansion plans of Sylvan Agriculture Limited (SAL), a PRAN-RFL Group (PRAN) company. The... Read More


New platform 'Nirapon' emerges to oversee Alliance-listed RMG units

Bangladesh, March 21 -- North America-based apparel brands and retailers on Wednesday launched a new platform, 'Nirapon', to oversee the ongoing safety, training and helpline efforts at the Alliance-l... Read More


NBR waives 20pc SD on second tier manufacturers' CKD bikes

Bangladesh, March 21 -- Second-tier manufacturers of CKD (completely knocked down) motorcycles will enjoy full waiver from payment of Supplementary Duty (SD) from now on, says an order of the revenue ... Read More


Top ten-traded cos snare 37pc turnover

Bangladesh, March 21 -- Top most ten-traded firms grabbed 37 per cent transaction of the prime bourse while BATBC dominated the chart for the second straight session Wednesday. Market analysts said i... Read More


'Fosholi' to significantly increase agri output

Bangladesh, March 21 -- ACI Agribusiness, Bangladesh's largest integrator of agricultural inputs is participating in the ongoing 15th BASIS SOFTEXPO 2019, the largest private sector exposition aimed a... Read More


Shurwid enters IT enabled service business

Bangladesh, March 21 -- The board of directors of Shurwid Industries has approved a proposal that the company will do the business of Information Technology Enabled Service (ITES). An agreement was s... Read More


DSEX slumps to nearly three months low

Bangladesh, March 21 -- The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) plummeted to nearly three months low Wednesday as continued selling binge amid liquidity crunch caused consternation among the... Read More