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  • Export target: $39b

    The government yesterday set $39 billion as the merchandise export target for the current fiscal year, which is 6.36 percent higher than the immediate past fiscal year's achievement of $36.66 billion.

  • Bangladesh remains the second biggest apparel exporter

    Bangladesh held on to its status as the second biggest apparel supplier in the world in 2017, accounting for 6.5 percent share of the market, according to data from the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

  • Export stars to be awarded today

    The government will honour 63 companies today with export trophies for their extraordinary performance in fiscal 2014-15.

  • Caustic soda export to India comes to a halt

    The export of caustic soda to India has remained suspended for the last three months after New Delhi ruled the chemical will not be allowed to enter the country without the certification from its standards authority.

  • Golden days beckon for jute

    Jute and jute goods put in a solid shift in the overseas market in fiscal 2017-18, crossing the $1 billion mark in receipts after five years, much to the cheer of the government as it endeavours to lower dependency on garment.

  • Govt plans Tk 10,000cr fund for jute sector

    The jute ministry is working on a policy to form a Tk 10,000 crore fund to provide low-cost loans for the development of the nearly $1 billion export earning jute sector.

  • Pay more for apparel, Tofail tells retailers

    Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed yesterday urged the international clothing retailers and brands to increase the prices of Bangladeshi garment items as the local manufacturers improved compliance spending billions of dollars.

  • VAT waiver widens for ship importers

    The revenue administrator has raised the age limit for VAT-free import of ships by seven years to 22 years in an effort to accelerate growth of oceangoing ships industry.

  • Fire at Benapole port burns 12 goods-laden trucks

    At least 12 trucks carrying imported goods from India are gutted as a fire breaks out at a truck terminal of Benapole land port in Jessore.

  • Muhith for developing specialists for export sectors

    Bangladesh needs to develop specialists for the export-oriented sectors as they largely rely on foreign experts, who take home $5 billion each year, said Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday.