Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed

November 19, 2017
November 19, 2017

Long way to balance Indo-Bangla trade: Minister

It will take Bangladesh nearly 24 years to balance the trade gap with India, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says at the parliament.

September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017

‘A vested quarter trying to create artificial food crisis’

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed rules out recent report published in a section of newspaper that India has stopped rice export to Bangladesh till November, which will cause food crisis in the country.

September 11, 2017
September 11, 2017

Tofail for diplomatic solution to Rohingya crisis

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has said the crisis regarding Rohingya influx into the country should be resolved through effective diplomacy.

June 28, 2017
June 28, 2017

BNP to join polls under Hasina-led polls-time govt: Tofail

BNP will participate in the next general elections under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina-led election-time government, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says.

June 21, 2017
June 21, 2017

Rice price to be declined by Tk 6 per kg: Tofail

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed tells the parliament that rice price will be declined by Tk 6 per kilogramme as the import duty on it has been reduced.

July 27, 2016
July 27, 2016

No negative message from foreign businessmen, companies: Tofail

The recent killing incidents of foreigners will not have any bad impacts on business in Bangladesh as the foreign businessmen have no plan to leave the country, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says....

June 28, 2016
June 28, 2016

Tofail for keeping source tax on export at 0.6%

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed warns of new challenges for the country’s garments sector, suggested the government not to increase tax at source on export at this moment.

June 20, 2016
June 20, 2016

Security issues: 790 RMG factories shut down, says minister

A total of 790 readymade garment factories, including 39 export-oriented ones, are shut down following inspections under the supervision of Jatiya Udyog, Accord and Alliance, the commerce minister...

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Sugar price must stay below Tk 60: Tofail

The sugar price should not cross Tk 60 per kilogramme as there is a steady supply in the country, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

Govt to export rice: Commerce minister

Government is considering exporting rice as the production has surpassed the required amount by 40-50 lakh metric tonnes at present, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says.