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  • Muhith for developing specialists for export sectors

    Bangladesh needs to develop specialists for the export-oriented sectors as they largely rely on foreign experts, who take home $5 billion each year, said Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday.

  • Exports decline 1.38pc

    Export earnings fell 1.38 percent year-on-year to $3.05 billion in March due to a decline in leather goods shipment.

  • Medicine makers demand cash incentive on exports

    Local medicine makers have urged the government to extend cash incentive benefit to the exports of pharmaceutical products to help the sector grow further and capture more overseas markets.

  • Jute export to India faces new hurdles

    The Indian authority has initiated an investigation into the import of jute sacking cloth from Bangladesh following allegations that the item was being brought in large quantities to evade the anti-dumping duty (ADD) on jute sacking bags.

  • Walton

    Walton to export laptops to Nigeria

    Bangladesh's leading electronics manufacturer Walton yesterday teamed up with a Nigerian company to export laptops for the first time to the African country.

  • Leather goods exporters stare at tough times

    Bangladeshi footwear and leather goods exporters are bracing themselves for tough competition in the global market after the Indian

  • Denim exports to US decline

    Denim exports to the US, Bangladesh's single largest export destination, sank 31.48 percent year-on-year to $295.04 million in 2016 because of the re-emergence of the legendary American denim industry.

  • Rice imports to be 32-year high

    Rice imports are on course for a 32-year high this fiscal year on the back of insatiable demand from private traders for high prices in

  • Sweater exports on the rise

    Sweater shipment from Bangladesh is on the rise thanks to competitive pricing and longer winters in the Western world as a result of

  • Producers call for withdrawal of raw jute export ban

    The Bangladesh Jute Association yesterday strongly protested the ban on raw jute exports, saying the move would restrict overseas sales

  • Software expo begins Feb 22

    A four-day BASIS SoftExpo 2018 starting February 22 promises to be the country's largest exposition of software and ICT enabled

  • India onion export price

    Traders to import Indian onion at cheaper prices

    Bangladeshi traders hope to do good business as India cuts onion prices by $150 per tonne, nearly two months after they raised it to $852. As the decision came into effect yesterday, importers in Bangladesh can now buy each tonne of onion from the neighbouring country at $702.

  • Bangladesh RMG Garments exports

    Apparel exports to India soar 66pc

    Garment exports to India soared 66.41 percent in the first six months of the fiscal year on the back of demand from Western

  • eGeneration to give AI-based services to Dubai firm

    SmartCrowd, a Dubai-based crowdfunding company, has recently assigned Bangladeshi IT firm eGeneration to create

  • Exports rise 7pc in Jul-Dec

    Exports rose 7.15 percent year-on-year to $17.92 billion in the first half of the fiscal year, maintaining the growth

  • Apparel exports saved by sturdy dollar

    The favourable US dollar-taka exchange rate has lent a helping hand to apparel exporters in the outgoing calendar

  • 13 closed textile mills to reopen

    The government is going to renovate and reopen 13 textile mills under public-private partnership arrangement at a

  • Japan exports boom

    Japanese exports accelerated sharply in November, yet again pointing to growing momentum in the world's third-

  • India proposes Bangladesh for joint study on exports

    India has suggested Bangladesh to carry out a joint study on products being exported by the two countries in order to complement each other and attain synergy.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    2 more leather estates in Rajshahi, Ctg: PM

    Expressing the hope to bag $ 5 billion export earnings from the leather, leather goods and footwear sector out of the total export earnings of $60 billion as per the Vision 2021, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said two more leather industrial estates will be set up in Rajshahi and Chittagong divisions to flourish the sector.

  • Tamabil Land Port

    Tamabil Land Port inaugurated in Sylhet

    Much-awaited Tamabil Land Port is inaugurated along Gowainghat border in Sylhet which is expected to boost country’s business with Indian states of Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland and Assam.

  • Chemical exporters appeal against India's anti-dumping duty

    Two local companies have filed petitions with the Indian authority for reviewing the anti-dumping duty imposed on shipment of a textile chemical from Bangladesh, officials said.

  • Water: Garments’ invisible price

    Bangladesh boasts as the world’s number two garment exporter. Every third European has a t-shirt made in Bangladesh on his back. Every fifth American wears jeans manufactured in Bangladesh. But this is not a story of how many million pieces we export. This is a story of the invisible price we pay every time a jeans rolls out of a factory in Bangladesh. The western buyers little know how much water, that precious resource, was used to wash and dye his shirt. The figures are mind boggling.

  • Exports hit record high in Aug

    Exports fetched $3.64 billion in August, the highest in a single month in the country's history, on the back of increased shipments of garment, frozen fish, agricultural and leather products.

  • Exporters now struggle with air shipments too

    Exporters are facing serious challenges in making shipments from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as many airlines have slashed their cargo transport capacity.

  • Maintain warm relations with EU to boost exports

    Bangladesh should focus on building a very warm relationship with the European Union (EU) countries to export more and attract foreign direct investment as well.

  • Exports bounce back in July

    Export earnings in July soared 26.54 percent to $3.2 billion, marking a strong rebound after lacklustre performance in the fiscal year that concluded in June.

  • Tofail

    Keep prices of essentials under control: Tofail to DCs

    Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed gives instruction to the deputy commissioners (DCs) to work sincerely for keeping prices of daily essentials within the purchasing capability of consumers across the country.

  • Exporters count losses for EU air cargo ban

    Exporters are facing extreme difficulties in shipping their goods to the European Union due to a ban on direct cargo flights from Dhaka to the 28-nation bloc.

  • asia-milk-production

    Thailand top milk exporter, India top producer

    India is the world's largest milk producer, with 18 percent of global production, followed by the US and China. But when it comes to milk export, Thailand is the largest milk exporter in Asia.