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Prices of essentials soar ahead of Ramadan

Prices of essentials soar ahead of Ramadan

With Ramadan barely more than two weeks away, the prices of chicken, vegetables, beef, mutton and fish have increased at the retail markets in the capital.…

US envoy visits Ctg to promote bilateral trade

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller has met Chittagong Port Authority Chairman Rear Admiral Zulfiqur Aziz and toured the seaport facilities through which over 90 per cent of Bangladesh’s trade flows. They discussed the important role US private business investment could play in port upgrades…

Mirsarai EZ to witness factory operation in Jul

Jinyuan Chemical Industry Limited, a sister concern of the Chinese Zhuzhou Jinyuan Chemical Industry Company Limited, is likely to be the first industry to start its operation in the Mirsarai Economic Zone (MEZ) as the company has already started factory construction to go into operation in July. “We…

Dhaka places 6 proposals in ECOSOC Forum

Bangladesh has placed six proposals to make the multilateral trading system more effective recognizing importance of multilateral trading system for sustainable development. Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Md Nojibur Rahman placed the recommendations at the high-level thematic panel discussion…

Seminar on Bangladesh business potentials held in Japan

A seminar on the business potentials of Bangladesh was held at the conference hall of Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce and Industries yesterday  under the auspices of Embassy of Bangladesh in Japan. Various aspects of doing business and investment opportunities in Bangladesh were discussed in the seminar.…
Uber wins $1b investment 
from Toyota, SoftBank fund

Uber wins $1b investment from Toyota, SoftBank fund

Japanese car giant Toyota and investment fund SoftBank Vision Fund yesterday unveiled an investment of $1 billion in US company Uber to drive forward…
China’s car of the future coming soon

China’s car of the future coming soon

Global automakers are positioning for a brave new world of on-demand transport that will require a car of the future—hyper-connected, autonomous,…

Japan, China shares climb in thin holiday trade

Tokyo and Shanghai stocks closed higher yesterday but trade lacked direction with several major markets closed for Easter holidays. In Japan, the benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 0.50 percent, or 110.44 points, to 22,200.56, while the broader Topix index climbed 0.12 percent, or 1.96 points, to 1,616.93.…
New North America trade pact to have ‘moderate’ positive effect

New North America trade pact to have ‘moderate’ positive effect

The North American trade pact signed last year will have a “moderate” positive effect on the US economy, an independent US government report…
Malaysia revives massive China-backed project

Malaysia revives massive China-backed project

Malaysia will revive a $34 billion Chinese-backed transport and property development that was abandoned in 2017, the prime minister said yesterday, adding…

WTO largely sides with US in dispute over China grain import tariffs

The World Trade Organization on Thursday largely sided with the United States in its Obama-era case against Beijing over Chinese restrictions on imports of American grain. The WTO decision was the second in as many months to favor Washington’s position on trade with China in grain. Back in December…
Reliance reports 9.8pc jump in profits

Reliance reports 9.8pc jump in profits

Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries on Thursday reported a 9.8 per cent rise in consolidated net profit boosted by strong revenues from its telecom…

Amazon plans to shut online store in China

Amazon plans to shut its online store in China that allows shoppers to buy from local sellers as it downsizes operations in the country. The firm said it would no longer run the domestic marketplace from July, but Chinese shoppers will still be able to order goods from Amazon’s global store. It…

Netflix unveils plans for New York production hub

Netflix announced plans Thursday to create a New York City production center for its original programs that could lead to thousands of new jobs. Up to $100 million will be invested for an expanded office in Manhattan and six sound stages in Brooklyn. The new corporate offices will include some 9,000…

US business inventories for February increase 0.3pc

The latest US manufacturing and trade statistics, released on Thursday, show that business inventories for February hit 2.02 trillion US dollars, up 0.3 per cent from the previous month’s data. According to the US Census Bureau, manufacturers’ and trade inventories, adjusted for seasonal…

Samsung to inspect Galaxy Fold phones after reviewer complaints

Samsung announced Thursday it will inspect units of its highly anticipated folding smartphone after some reviewers reported screen damage. A handful of US-based reporters were given the flagship Galaxy Fold phones, priced at $1,980, ahead of the model’s official release next week, and they reported…
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