Benapole port shutdown leaves 2,000 jobless

Over 2,000 workers of Benapole Land Port have been jobless for nine days as the export-import activities through the port remained suspended since 24 March in a bid to prevent the spread of ...

Import duty on 12 items waived

The government has waived the import duty and taxes on 12 medical items needed for protection from the coronavirus.

China exports plunge on virus epidemic

China's exports plummeted in the first two months of this year on the back of a coronavirus epidemic that forced businesses to suspend operations, disrupting the world's supply chains.

India to lift onion export ban this month

The Indian government is going to lift its ban on onion export on 15 March, Indian commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said Monday

Bangladesh export-import may be affected by coronavirus: Commercial counsellor

Bangladesh&rsquo;s import and export may be affected due to the coronavirus outbreak in China.This was predicted in a letter of Bangladesh commercial counsellor in China and in a report of a ...

Importers asked to submit documents of goods by 3 days

The customs authorities on Tuesday urged the businessmen to submit documents for their imported goods within 72 hours (3-day) after import, reports UNB.Khondaker Muhammad Aminur Rahman, customs ...

ECNEC nods Tk 60.14b project to enhance Mongla Port’s capacity

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved nine projects with an estimated cost of Tk 136.39 billion including one for enhancing the capacity of Mongla Port ...

Govt in desperate search of money

A number of economists have said the currency of Bangladesh is overvalued than that of the neighbouring countries. China, India and Pakistan have devalued their currency. But the Bangladesh ...

Monitor market as prices of essentials soar high

As the price of onions shot up during October-November last year, the government policymakers had assured that the crisis was temporary. They assured us that the price would decrease once the staple ...

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