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Prices of rawhide, skins fall sharply this year

Prices of rawhide, skins fall sharply this year

 Jasim Uddin Haroon and Talha Bin Habib 2017-09-05 09:54:23

The prices of rawhide and skins have dropped significantly this year as a section of tanners and traders were reluctant to raise its prices.   Many believe the government's announcement on keep...

Only 2.12pc accounts have internet banking facilities   

Only 2.12pc accounts have internet banking facilities  

FE Online Report 2017-09-05 02:45:38

Only 2.12 per cent bank accounts in the country have internet banking facilities so far, according to the latest statistics of the central bank.   It showed that the number of total bank accou...

Outward EFTN posts 17pc growth in FY17

Outward EFTN posts 17pc growth in FY17

FE Online Report 2017-09-04 12:00:00

Outward electronic fund transfer or EFTN stood at Tk 1063.92 billion during the past fiscal year (FY17), according to the latest statistics of the central bank.   The amount was Tk 909.53 bill...

Oil markets volatile in wake of Harvey

Oil markets volatile in wake of Harvey

Reuters 2017-09-04 12:00:00

Oil markets were volatile on Monday, with US crude rising on production shutdowns while international Brent was pulled down by a flight into gold futures following a powerful North Korean nuclear test...

Service trade crosses $10 billion mark in FY17

Service trade crosses $10 billion mark in FY17

FE Online Report 2017-09-04 12:00:00

The country’s trade in service with the rest of the world crossed the $10 billion level in the past fiscal year (FY17).   Latest statistics of the central bank showed that total value of...

UN body endorses ICC Rules for Forfating

UN body endorses ICC Rules for Forfating

FE Online Report 2017-09-04 11:23:22

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) has endorsed the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Uniform Rules for Forfaiting.   The rules are complied in the ICC Pu...

Tyremaker Pirelli to sell 40pc  stake in Milan mkt comeback

Tyremaker Pirelli to sell 40pc stake in Milan mkt comeback

-- 2017-09-04 08:42:06

MILAN, Sept 4 (Reuters): Italian tyremaker Pirelli, bought by state-owned China National Chemical two years ago, will sell up to 40 per cent of its capital in an initial public offering as it plans to...

Meeting   between Prime Exchange, Monetary Authority of Singapore held

Meeting between Prime Exchange, Monetary Authority of Singapore held

FE Online Desk 2017-09-04 02:00:03

Recently a meeting was held between Prime Exchange Co. Pte.  Ltd. Singapore and Monetary Authority of Singapore. Marcus Lim, Deputy Director & Head of Payment & Infrastructure Division, T...

Novartis's CEO stepping down

Novartis's CEO stepping down

Reuters 2017-09-04 01:16:29

Novartis Chief Executive Joseph Jimenez will retire in 2018, with chief drug developer Vasant Narasimhan taking over as CEO starting in February, the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday.   Jimenez,...

Pippa to close her publishing business

Pippa to close her publishing business

-- 2017-09-03 08:41:15

Pippa Middleton is reportedly in the process of closing up her publishing business after its profits drastically plummeted in just a span of one year. Rumors suggest that Prince William may have influ...

Xi says BRICS must promote open world economy

Xi says BRICS must promote open world economy

-- 2017-09-03 05:06:10

The BRICS group of emerging economies must promote trade liberalisation and an open world economy, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at a business meeting on Sunday at the start of a three-day summit...

Financial condition is really important to think about

Financial condition is really important to think about

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WTO handles 520 disputes in 21 years

WTO handles 520 disputes in 21 years

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Some 520 trade disputes have been submitted to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) for settlement since 1995. The latest annual report of the multilateral trade body revealed the information. It show...

Modi moves for asia africa growth corridor

Modi moves for asia africa growth corridor

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ndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi now pushes for an "Asia-Africa growth corridor" supported by Japan and India – days after China's ambitious OBOR (One Belt, One Road) initiative having taken o...

Gold edges up as N Korea tensions ease

Gold edges up as N Korea tensions ease

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Gold edged lower on Tuesday, weighed down by a steady US dollar and firmer Asian stocks as geopolitical tensions between the United States and North Korea appeared to ease.  Spot gold had falle...

BBA finalises 39 km route involving $1.8b

BBA finalises 39 km route involving $1.8b

Munima Sultana

Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA) has finalised the route of another elevated expressway on the eastern-western side of the city. Officials said consultants of East West Elevated Expressway (EWEE) p...

BGB nab ‘hundi trader’ at Benapole

BGB nab ‘hundi trader’ at Benapole

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Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel in a raid arrested a suspected hundi trader along with Tk 2.85 million from Benapole Railway Station area in Sharsha upazila of Jessore district on Tuesday. T...