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  • Exports to China drop 27pc

    Bangladesh's exports to China—one of the most promising Asian markets—fell 26.79 percent year-on-year to $694.97 million in 2017-18.

  • Exports off to a good start

    Exports started fiscal 2018-19 on a bright note, fetching $3.58 billion in July, which is 19.73 percent more than a year earlier.

  • Halal exports hold great potential

    Bangladesh has the potential to be a major player in the global halal market if given the right support and market development initiatives, said Abul Kasem Khan, president of the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

  • 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.

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