- August 17, 2017
The prices have remained unchanged from last year in consideration of the costs of leather traders in moving out of Hazaribagh
More than a hundred thousand products will be available at a 70% discount on the online store
According to the commerce ministry data, Bangladesh’s yearly demand for onion is 2.2 million tons while local production stood at 2.13 million tons last year
In October 2010, the governments of Bangladesh and India signed a Memorandum of Understanding for border trade and border haats. It stated that traders in select communities in Bangladesh and India can trade without paying any duties.
Once the decision comes into effect, the import duty on rice will be halved from the existing 10%
A total of 1,043,000 consignments, to the tune of Tk32,000.2 crore, were delivered through Chittagong port in the fiscal year 2016-17.
Following the Holey Artisan Bakery attack, number of international tourists visiting Bangladesh plummeted
The garment sector is expected to contribute $30.16bn to the total targeted amount
Importing extra amounts of goods, importing goods with false declarations, and tampering with import and bank documents of the consignments in question are other ways to pay lesser tax
India’s central government has already earmarked funds for the projects
The country had held 60% of the share and the EU held 40%; now the stake will be 51:49 in accordance with the decision.
The prices of various essential commodities, including vegetables and groceries, have shot up in kitchen markets of the capital due to heavy downpours
The top sources are- Taiwan (24%), Cambodia (18%), Bangladesh (11%), and the Philippines (10%)
The rice market has become unstable and dramatically increased the price of the staple food item
The decision to import the rice was taken after the recent floods which affected the crop production and reserves
Bangladesh can increase profit margin by utilising the strength and intelligence of local business
Unloading of the rice may begin by Saturday or Sunday
The price will decrease further when the government-imported rice will hit the market next week, businessmen say
Much to the chagrin of local salt mill owners and producers, the government, in a move mirroring it’s decision from 2016, has once more decided to suspend the prohibition on salt import in the country.