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  • Sheikh Hasina

    PM for boosting trade with EU countries

    ​Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina puts emphasis on boosting trade and investment between Bangladesh and European Union (EU) member states.

  • Chittagong sea port

    Ctg, Benapole ports to stay open 24/7

    The government yesterday decided to keep Benapole and Chittagong ports operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week from next

  • Why do some countries trade more than others?

    Heoretically, trade liberalisation results in productivity gains through increased competition, efficiency, innovation and acquisition of new technology.

  • Binturong

    'Wildlife for sale' on Malaysian Facebook

    Wildlife monitoring network Traffic finds hundreds of protected animals for sale on Facebook groups in Malaysia, including sun bears, gibbons, and binturongs, also known as bearcats.

  • Council to boost business with EU: Tofail

    Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says a council would be formed soon to boost business between Bangladesh and European countries.

  • The World Bank logo

    WB official meets Muhith, talks $1.9bn financing

    A senior World Bank official has met Finance Minister AMA Muhith in Peru and discussed a new financing scheme of $1.9 billion.

  • Raul Castro calls for US to lift trade embargo

    Cuban President Raul Castro has told the UN that normal relations with the US will only be possible if America takes a number of measures including the abolition of its trade embargo.

  • US congresswoman supports Dhaka’s trade preferences

    US congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney supports Bangladesh's persistent call for restoration of trade benefits for exports to the US market.

  • Bangladesh, Vietnam eye extending ties in security

    President Abdul Hamid today meets his Vietnam counterpart Truong Tan Sang and discusses security, connectivity, trade, investment, tourism and culture.

  • Govt working to reduce poverty: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls upon the people including business leaders to work together for boosting the country’s overall progress and prosperity.

  • Eliminate barriers to trade with India

    CPD says Bangladesh should sign bilateral agreement on sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures with India so that the countries accept each other's standardisation certification.

  • The Hurt of the Average

    WE are objective and neutral in our assessment when it comes to sourcing”, announced a brand's moderator in a conference held for the benefit of twenty global manufacturers in Hong Kong forty-eight hours ago. Sitting right by the Harbour with a splendid view of the waves crashing against the rocks, the meeting soothed most of us while we listened to the stories from the other readymade garment suppliers from the other parts of the world, namely Pakistan, India, China and Myanmar.

  • Mamata for quick trade dispute settlements

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee proposed to form a joint business council for quick solution of disputes in bilateral trade and investment with Bangladesh.