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Does it make sense to mandate the use...

Does it make sense to mandate the use...

Tim Worstall

Sun, Aug 19 2018

The gains may be smaller than the losses

Is jute unsuitable for the poultry...

Is jute unsuitable for the poultry...

Business

Sun, Aug 19 2018

Poultry farmers have expressed frustration as the use of jute sacks would increase their costs.

Jute packaging made mandatory for poultry,...

Jute packaging made mandatory for poultry,...

Bangladesh

Sun, Aug 12 2018

The government has so far made the use of jute bags mandatory for packaging of 19 items

Popularity eludes new jute goods in...

Popularity eludes new jute goods in...

Business

Sun, Jul 29 2018

Businesses say the government needs to campaign properly to promote jute goods and regulate polythene...

A golden opportunity

A golden opportunity

Opinion

Wed, Jul 18 2018

After years of synthetic fibres being in vogue, jute has been making a comeback

Tk1,000 crore govt jute fund draft policy...

Tk1,000 crore govt jute fund draft policy...

Government Affairs

Mon, Jul 16 2018

According to the draft policy, jute farmers, traders, entrepreneurs, and jute and jute product exporters...

Cabinet Division ditches leather attaches...

Cabinet ministers going green

D2

Thu, Jul 12 2018

With the premier’s seal of approval, the Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation proceeded to manufacture...

Ecnec approves five projects to develop...

Ecnec approves five projects to develop...

Development

Wed, May 30 2018

Thirteen projects involving Tk9,518 crore have been cleared in total

Polythene from jute: Project on the...

Polythene from jute: Project on the...

Bangladesh

Sat, May 12 2018

The synthesized polymer can be used to create a kind of bag which is indistinguishable from a Polyethylene...

‘Jute is our golden future’

‘Jute is our golden future’

Economy

Wed, Mar 7 2018

Bangladesh is currently producing 33% of the total jute in the world

Jute production doubled since...

Jute production doubled since...

Agriculture

Wed, Mar 7 2018

The production of the most affordable natural fibre rose from over 42 lakh bales in 1971-72 to over 82...

Muhith: BJMC should be shut down

Muhith: BJMC should be shut down

Agriculture

Wed, Mar 7 2018

He said if needed, there could a separate cell for jute-related matters in the Jute Ministry

Rice traders fined for not using jute...

Rice traders fined for not using jute...

Nation

Tue, Mar 6 2018

According to the Mandatory Jute Packaging Act 2010, which has been enforced since January 2014, all commodities...

PM: Unlock the potential of jute

PM: Unlock the potential of jute

Bangladesh

Tue, Mar 6 2018

Sheikh Hasina said jute and jute products have good demand both in the country and elsewhere in the world...

National Jute Day: Govt initiatives...

National Jute Day: Govt initiatives...

Business

Tue, Mar 6 2018

The use of jute has increased considerably in the packaging of commodities. Yarn is now being manufactured...

Export of jute, jute goods maintain...

Export of jute, jute goods maintain...

Business

Sun, Mar 4 2018

'There is huge demand of jute and jute goods of Bangladesh in around 60 countries'

Ban on raw jute export worries...

Ban on raw jute export worries...

Business

Tue, Jan 30 2018

Jute traders said they would incur huge losses due to this decision by the government, because they would...

Minister: Half of unpaid wages of jute...

Minister: Half of unpaid wages of jute...

Business

Wed, Jan 24 2018

Almost 26,718 workers of eight Khulna-Jessore region’s state-owned jute mills have been on strike since...

Diverse, innovative jute products a...

Diverse, innovative jute products a...

Business

Tue, Jan 16 2018

All the jute made products were made following global standards, although the price is still cheaper...

Govt to revive 13 textiles mills under...

Govt to revive 13 textiles mills under...

Economy

Tue, Dec 19 2017

'Our textiles industry will stand on its feet again now that we have taken the initiative to revive the...

Too grave a cost

Too grave a cost

Business Tribune

Sun, Oct 1 2017

Is jute worth more expensive rice?