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Tougher tasks ahead

Bangladesh’s image will shine out amidst the global community on the back of the United Nations recommendation for its status graduation from a least-developed country to a developing nation.

Tangail farmers enjoy bumper mustard yield, better prices

Tangail is in for a bumper mustard yield this year due to favourable weather conditions. Farmers are also very happy being offered better prices in local markets.

Global container shipping rates are high, but unsustainable: Fitch

Global container shipping companies’ performance will be strong in 2021 after a profitable 2020, according to credit rating agency Fitch Ratings.

India exits recession with 0.4pc quarterly growth

India’s economy grew 0.4 per cent year-on-year in the final quarter of 2020, official data showed Friday, ending its first recession since independence as easing coronavirus restrictions sparked a modest recovery.

How idled car factories super-charged a push for US chip subsidies

When President Joe Biden on Wednesday stood at a lectern holding a microchip and pledged to support $37 billion in federal subsidies for American semiconductor manufacturing, it marked a political breakthrough that happened much more quickly than industry insiders had expected.

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