Residents suffer as TCB sales postponed

Chattogram residents who buy essentials from Trading Corporation Bangladesh (TCB) had to suffer yesterday, as Chattogram District Administration postponed TCB operations, reportedly without notice.

1d ago| Tax & Customs

Bangladesh slashes rice import tariffs to 25 percent

Bangladesh has cut customs tariffs and duty on rice until October 31 this year in order to encourage imports to increase supply of the staple grain in the domestic market and cool its prices, according to a notification today (June 23, 2022).

1d ago| Food

Russia offered to export 2 lakh metric tons of wheat to Bangladesh

Russia has already given offer to export two lakh metric tons of wheat to Bangladesh, Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder told the parliament today (June 23, 2022).

Edible oil: Prices drop in global markets, not at home

Even though prices of loose palm and soybean oil have dropped in wholesale markets, consumers are not being able to reap the benefits as retailers are still selling those at the government-fixed prices.

Now potato prices jump

The price of potatoes is now on the rise in different markets in Munshiganj in line with the spiralling cost of other essentials.

Hike in rice prices: Anti-hoarding drives yet to make any difference

Rice prices continue to rise despite the countrywide drives against illegal hoarding and overcharging.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Residents suffer as TCB sales postponed

Chattogram residents who buy essentials from Trading Corporation Bangladesh (TCB) had to suffer yesterday, as Chattogram District Administration postponed TCB operations, reportedly without notice.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Bangladesh slashes rice import tariffs to 25 percent

Bangladesh has cut customs tariffs and duty on rice until October 31 this year in order to encourage imports to increase supply of the staple grain in the domestic market and cool its prices, according to a notification today (June 23, 2022).

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Russia offered to export 2 lakh metric tons of wheat to Bangladesh

Russia has already given offer to export two lakh metric tons of wheat to Bangladesh, Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder told the parliament today (June 23, 2022).

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

India exported 1.5 lakh tonnes of wheat to Bangladesh since restrictions imposed

India has exported 1.5 lakh tonnes of wheat to Bangladesh since the country restricted the export of the grain on May 13, according to the Indian Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Without public hearing, it’s ‘illegal’: CAB

Consumers Association of Bangladesh has said the process of fixing fuel prices without holding any public hearings is “illegal”.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Govt to go all out to arrest price spiral

The government will make all-out efforts to keep prices of essential commodities stable through measures like lifting all tariffs and taxes on their imports and taking stern action against market manipulation.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

Top 5 Bangladeshi summer fruits: How many have you had this year?

Being a tropical country, Bangladesh produces a lot of summer fruits. In fact, despite the scorching heat and other cons of the season, many of us look forward to summer solely for the fruity deliciousness it brings along.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

“Delicious. Full Stop”: McDonald’s in Russia renamed “Vkusno i tochka”

Former McDonald’s restaurants in Russia have been renamed “Vkusno i tochka” (“Delicious. Full Stop”), the new owner said ahead of their grand re-opening later on Sunday (June 12).

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

Edible oil price shock continues

The government yesterday increased the price of soybean oil by Tk 5 to Tk 7 per litre, dashing the hopes of the edible oil market in Bangladesh cooling off anytime soon.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Govt to review edible oil prices

The Bangladesh Trade and Tariff Commission (BTTC) yesterday suggested the commerce ministry review the price of edible oil in local markets as the product’s price is declining globally.