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  • India proposes Bangladesh for joint study on exports

    India has suggested Bangladesh to carry out a joint study on products being exported by the two countries in order to complement each other and attain synergy.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    2 more leather estates in Rajshahi, Ctg: PM

    Expressing the hope to bag $ 5 billion export earnings from the leather, leather goods and footwear sector out of the total export earnings of $60 billion as per the Vision 2021, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said two more leather industrial estates will be set up in Rajshahi and Chittagong divisions to flourish the sector.

  • Tamabil Land Port

    Tamabil Land Port inaugurated in Sylhet

    Much-awaited Tamabil Land Port is inaugurated along Gowainghat border in Sylhet which is expected to boost country’s business with Indian states of Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland and Assam.

  • Chemical exporters appeal against India's anti-dumping duty

    Two local companies have filed petitions with the Indian authority for reviewing the anti-dumping duty imposed on shipment of a textile chemical from Bangladesh, officials said.

  • Water: Garments’ invisible price

    Bangladesh boasts as the world’s number two garment exporter. Every third European has a t-shirt made in Bangladesh on his back. Every fifth American wears jeans manufactured in Bangladesh. But this is not a story of how many million pieces we export. This is a story of the invisible price we pay every time a jeans rolls out of a factory in Bangladesh. The western buyers little know how much water, that precious resource, was used to wash and dye his shirt. The figures are mind boggling.

  • Exports hit record high in Aug

    Exports fetched $3.64 billion in August, the highest in a single month in the country's history, on the back of increased shipments of garment, frozen fish, agricultural and leather products.

  • Exporters now struggle with air shipments too

    Exporters are facing serious challenges in making shipments from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as many airlines have slashed their cargo transport capacity.

  • Maintain warm relations with EU to boost exports

    Bangladesh should focus on building a very warm relationship with the European Union (EU) countries to export more and attract foreign direct investment as well.

  • 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.

  • Tofail

    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.

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    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.

  • india-export

    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,"

  • Bangladesh-Russia

    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".