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Additional duty on smartphones to ‘boost illegal imports’

Additional duty on smartphones to ‘boost illegal imports’

Bangladesh Mobile Phone Business Association (BMPA) has demanded withdrawal of additional 15 per cent customs duty on  proposed in the budget for…

BTMA wants 5pc VAT on yarn, fabrics scrapped

Leaders of the Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) yesterday urged the government to withdraw a 5 per cent VAT imposed on yarn and fabric in the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2019-2020. Explaining the reason behind the demand, BTMA president Mohammad Ali Khokon said the sale of fabric…

UAE urged to invest in agro processing industries

Bangladesh has invited the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the investment in agro processing industries and importing fruits and vegetables from here. State minister Md Shahriar Alam placed the invitation before the UAE minister of state for food security Mariam AlMheiri during a lunch in honour of UAE…

Poultry sector worried over tax burden

Leaders of the Feed Industries Association Bangladesh (FIAB) and the Breeders' Association of Bangladesh (BAB) have urged the government to exempt the poultry industry from the 5 per cent advance tax (AT) and the 5 per cent advance income tax (AIT) on imports of essential raw materials needed to…
Stocks witness flat as major sectors plunge

Stocks witness flat as major sectors plunge

Stock markets yesterday witnessed flat due to lower activities of large-cap securities. The falling major sectors were insurance, food and allied and…

Trump continues to poke Fed as policy meet opens

With no letup in pressure from the White House, the Federal Reserve yesterday is set to make its latest policy announcement that markets expect could mark a critical shift in direction. Most Fed watchers do not expect the central bank to move interest rates when the two-day meeting lets out in the early…

UK crown dependencies agree greater tax transparency

Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man plan by 2023 to publish the currently secret information on ownership of companies registered in the UK crown dependencies, they announced yesterday, heeding calls for greater tax transparency. The UK government had drawn the wrath of transparency groups by delaying…

Azerbaijan keen to import more Bangladeshi products

Azerbaijan wants to import different products, including furniture, ceramic tiles, pharmaceuticals and software, from Bangladesh. Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan based in India Dr Ashraf Shikhaliyev yesterday expressed the keenness while meeting with leaders of the Federation of Bangladesh…

OPEC to meet July 1 after several postponements

Major oil-producing countries meet in Vienna on July 1 and 2, the OPEC website and a delegate said yesterday , after the biannual gathering had been postponed several times. Oil producers led by Saudi Arabia are expected to decide whether to extend production cuts, with investors welcoming the news…
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