Imports fail to cool down onion prices

Onion prices continue to remain high in Dhaka kitchen markets, despite imports coming into the country from neighbouring India

An Indian truck with onion enters Bangladesh through Hili land port, Dinajpur

Onion price decreases as Indian trucks start entering Bangladesh

The price of onions in wholesale and local markets is on the decline as Indian trucks carrying onions have started entering Bangladesh through different land ports

Onion price decreases as Indian trucks start entering Bangladesh

Asian rice market

Weak demand hits top export hubs, Bangladesh struggles to stock up

Demand for rice from Asian export hubs waned this week, with Bangladesh holding off with imports even as its drive to shore up supplies fell short of targets after floods destroyed crops.


Decision to ban onion export political: Indian politicians

All India Kisan Sabha general secretary Ajit Navale alleged the government has decided to ban export of onions to control the price of the root vegetables ahead of Bidhan Sabha elections

India bans onion exports

India bans export of onion again

The Indian government on Monday prohibited the export of all varieties of onion except in cut, sliced or powdered form.

India bans onion exports. File photo

Work abstention brings containers to a halt at Chattogram port

The Chattogram Prime Mover-Trailer Sramik Union called for work abstention from 6:00am Saturday

Containers at Chattogram port

BJMC chooses $87 over $90 for every 100 jute sacks

BJMC signed the agreement with Taif International on 30 July, taking the decision to sell the sacks on the day before. According to the agreement, it will buy 135,000 bales of jute at the rate of USD ...

Jute sacks

US to block cotton, tomato imports from China over forced labour

US Customs and Border Protection officials have prepared orders to block imports of cotton and tomato products from western China's Xinjiang region over allegations they are produced with forced ...

Beijing : In this file photo taken on 9 November 2017, US president Donald Trump (L) shakes hand with China`s president Xi Jinping at the end of a press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. China said Monday, 13 May 2019 it will raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of US goods from June 1, in retaliation to the latest round of US tariff hikes and Washington`s plans to target almost all Chinese imports. The announcement came after the latest round of US-China trade negotiations ended Friday, 10 May 2019 without a deal, and after Washington increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.

Bangladesh garment exports rebound from coronavirus crisis

Over 4,500 garment factories of Bangladesh employ more than four million workers -- about two-thirds of them women -- and hundreds of thousands were laid off

In this photograph taken on 29 August 2020, Bangladeshi labourers work in a garment factory in Gazipur

Promote small investors, PM Hasina asks BEZA

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the Bangladesh Export Zone Authority to promote small entrepreneurs, particularly the young generation, alongside attracting foreign investment

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina chairs the 7th meeting of the BEZA Governing Board from her official Ganabhaban residence through a videoconference on 20 August 2020
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