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  • Exports bounce back in July

    Export earnings in July soared 26.54 percent to $3.2 billion, marking a strong rebound after lacklustre performance in the fiscal year that concluded in June.

  • Keep prices of essentials under control: Tofail to DCs

    Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed gives instruction to the deputy commissioners (DCs) to work sincerely for keeping prices of daily essentials within the purchasing capability of consumers across the country.

  • Exporters count losses for EU air cargo ban

    Exporters are facing extreme difficulties in shipping their goods to the European Union due to a ban on direct cargo flights from Dhaka to the 28-nation bloc.

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    Thailand top milk exporter, India top producer

    India is the world's largest milk producer, with 18 percent of global production, followed by the US and China. But when it comes to milk export, Thailand is the largest milk exporter in Asia.

  • US-trade-deficits-with-Asian-countries

    US has trade deficits with most Asian partners

    The US imports more from Asian countries than it exports and as per available data the US runs trade deficits with most of Asian countries except Singapore. The US has trade surplus of $8 billion with Singapore.

  • Export basket should be diversified: analysts

    Bangladesh has the potential to export footwear, sportswear, denim products, toys, bags and electronic goods along with garment items, a top banker said yesterday.

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    India's April exports up by 20%

    India's exports revival continued for the eighth successive month, recording 19.77 percent growth during April 2017, official data shows.

  • Many tea workers aren't aware of May Day

    Many labourers working at the tea gardens in the country are not aware of the significance or history behind May Day. "Around one lakh out of seven lakh workers at 163 tea gardens aren't aware of the day, they knew the day is a public holiday,"

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    Russian governor wants to recruit doctors from Bangladesh

    Governor of Leningrad in Russia Oblast Alexander Drozdenko expresses his interest in recruiting skilled manpower specially doctors from Bangladesh.

  • Exports rise on boost from apparel, jute

    Export earnings grew 3.97 percent year-on-year to $25.94 billion in the July-March period of the current fiscal year on the back of higher shipments of garments, jute and jute goods and leather and leather products.

  • Weak apparel exports pare down earnings in Feb

    Export earnings declined 4.49 percent year-on-year to $2.72 billion in February due to a slowdown in apparel shipments that account for more than 80 percent of national exports.

  • Dhaka trade fair to continue till Feb 4

    The duration of the month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) is extended for four more days on request from the businessmen.

  • Exports robust despite dismal global trade

    Exports registered 7.11 percent growth in 2016 to $34.93 billion on the back of higher shipments of garment items. The amount would have been more if the country's major export destinations had not gone through an uncertain political time in 2016, according to exporters.

  • Bangladesh seeks duty-free access to KL

    Bangladesh has sought duty-free market access for its products to Malaysian market to boost trade ties between the two countries further which is on an uptrend.

  • Garment exports to Italy, Japan remain unhurt

    Bangladesh's garment shipments to Italy and Japan, the nationals of which were killed in a terrorist attack in Dhaka in July, remained unscathed in July-October -- a development that will bring a heavy sigh of relief among exporters.

  • Duty-free access to UK to continue until Brexit: envoy

    Bangladesh will continue to get duty privilege to the UK under the European Union's Everything But Arms scheme until Brexit formally

  • Bangladesh export to exceed $60 billion by 2021: Tofail

    Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed expects Bangladesh to fetch over US$60 billion by 2021 from exports while the amount was over US$34 billion in the last year.

  • Jute exports to India may face anti-dumping duty

    Bangladeshi jute and jute goods may be subject to 25-30 percent duty upon entry to the Indian market if the local exporters are found

  • Exports slide in Sep

    Export earnings in the month of September slid 5.63 percent year-on-year to $2.24 billion, due to a slowdown in garment exports,

  • Talks on to export internet bandwidth to Bhutan

    Bhutan reopened talks with Bangladesh to find ways to import internet bandwidth from state-owned Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Ltd.

  • Exports hit record

    Exports continue to be a beacon of hope for the economy, raking in $34.24 billion in fiscal 2015-16 -- the highest in the country's history.

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    Factory safety group sticks by Bangladesh after attacks

    A group of fashion brands and retailers including Gap and Wal Mart working to improve safety in Bangladeshi factories, are still committed to sourcing from the country despite a series of attacks claimed by "Islamist militants".

  • Exports continue to bring cheers

    Exports accelerated 9.27 percent year-on-year to $2.83 billion in March on the back of higher shipments of garment, leather and leather goods, and jute and jute goods.

  • Internet: a tool for growth of small businesses

    Unlike a real-world office, a business website is up and accessible to customers 24 hours a day. Customers will always get to know about the products and services on offer, freeing them from the compulsion of office hours. Businesses can even have a 24-hour product sales mechanism online.

  • Govt to export raw jute to Nepal: Tofail

    The government will export raw jute to Nepal as jute millers of the Himalayan nation have urged Bangladesh to help save their local industry, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said yesterday.

  • Exports to Japan will hit $2b by 2018: Tofail

    Bangladesh is looking to export $2 billion worth of products to Japan over the next three years, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said

  • Exports rebound in August

    Exports grew 4.71 percent year-on-year to $2.75 billion in August, returning from a 12 percent fall in the previous month, according to data from the Export Promotion Bureau.

  • Smart policy crucial for apparel export growth

    Effective policy and its timely implementation are crucial for the garment sector in Bangladesh to tap the potential that exporters, the government and international organisations often discuss.

  • Garment exports to Japan up 14pc

    Garment exports to Japan rose 14.02 percent to $652.55 million in fiscal 2014-15 partly due to relaxed rules of origin for Bangladeshi knitwear.

  • Garment exports suffer biggest fall in nine months

    Garment exports declined 11.96 percent year-on-year to $2.21 billion in July, as political crisis during January-March affected orders.

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