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Dwindling exports of Bangladesh leather products!

For two consecutive years, export of leather and leather products from Bangladesh is on decline.

Jul 09, 2019  |  Trade

EVFTA: As Vietnam looks to make hay, Bangladesh prepares for challenging times

With EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement expected to come into effect soon, Bangladesh’s garment sector is apprehensive of adverse impact on business.

Jul 04, 2019  |  Trade

Industry cries foul as Bangladesh hikes gas price

For industrial use, Bangladesh has increased gas price by 37.88% from Taka 7.76 to Taka 10.70 per cubic metre while for captive power it has been increased by 43.97% from Taka 9.62 to Taka 13.85.

Jul 02, 2019  |  Trade

RCEP and its insinuations for Bangladesh garment sector

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which is expected to come into effect by end of this year, could impact Bangladesh.

Jun 25, 2019  |  Trade

Why Chittagong Port has to bear the brunt of congestion every Eid?

Accounting for bulk of export-import, activities at Chittagong Port in Bangladesh take hit during major festivals.

Jun 25, 2019  |  Trade

B’desh fabric manufacturers worried over proposed tax on yarn & machinery

Government’s decision to add 5 per cent advance tax on textile machinery and raw materials and 5 per cent VAT on yarn in proposed budget has the industry worried.

Jun 21, 2019  |  Trade


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