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  • Export Policy 2018-2021

    Govt eyes $60b exports in 3 years

    The government has come up with a host of incentives including low-interest loans under the new export policy to facilitate receipts

  • Ctg port bears brunt of transport strike

    Turnaround time at the Chattogram port has sharply increased because of a recent two-day countrywide transport strike, leading to vessel congestion and cancellation of berthing schedules.

  • Pran bags $5.25m export orders at Paris fair

    Leading food processor Pran has bagged export orders worth around $5.25 million at Sial Food Fair, one of the largest food exhibitions in the world.

  • Export of agro-processed foods to hit $1b by 2021

    Bangladesh's export of agro-processed foods may cross $1 billion in the next three years and the country has a bright prospect in the sector, a platform of agro-processors said yesterday.

  • World top beef exporter.

    US top beef exporter of the world

    Beef exports of the US accounted for 12.9 per cent of total production in 2017. Although India has banned the slaughtering of cows and consumption of beef in many parts of the country, it is among the top exporters of beef in the world.

  • Exports to China drop 27pc

    Bangladesh's exports to China—one of the most promising Asian markets—fell 26.79 percent year-on-year to $694.97 million in 2017-18.

  • Exports off to a good start

    Exports started fiscal 2018-19 on a bright note, fetching $3.58 billion in July, which is 19.73 percent more than a year earlier.

  • Halal exports hold great potential

    Bangladesh has the potential to be a major player in the global halal market if given the right support and market development initiatives, said Abul Kasem Khan, president of the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

  • Export target: $39b

    The government yesterday set $39 billion as the merchandise export target for the current fiscal year, which is 6.36 percent higher than the immediate past fiscal year's achievement of $36.66 billion.

  • Bangladesh remains the second biggest apparel exporter

    Bangladesh held on to its status as the second biggest apparel supplier in the world in 2017, accounting for 6.5 percent share of the market, according to data from the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

  • Export stars to be awarded today

    The government will honour 63 companies today with export trophies for their extraordinary performance in fiscal 2014-15.

  • Caustic soda export to India comes to a halt

    The export of caustic soda to India has remained suspended for the last three months after New Delhi ruled the chemical will not be allowed to enter the country without the certification from its standards authority.

  • Golden days beckon for jute

    Jute and jute goods put in a solid shift in the overseas market in fiscal 2017-18, crossing the $1 billion mark in receipts after five years, much to the cheer of the government as it endeavours to lower dependency on garment.

  • Govt plans Tk 10,000cr fund for jute sector

    The jute ministry is working on a policy to form a Tk 10,000 crore fund to provide low-cost loans for the development of the nearly $1 billion export earning jute sector.

  • Pay more for apparel, Tofail tells retailers

    Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed yesterday urged the international clothing retailers and brands to increase the prices of Bangladeshi garment items as the local manufacturers improved compliance spending billions of dollars.

  • VAT waiver widens for ship importers

    The revenue administrator has raised the age limit for VAT-free import of ships by seven years to 22 years in an effort to accelerate growth of oceangoing ships industry.

  • Fire at Benapole port burns 12 goods-laden trucks

    At least 12 trucks carrying imported goods from India are gutted as a fire breaks out at a truck terminal of Benapole land port in Jessore.

  • 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