No shortage of onion in market: Commerce Sec By BSS | Last Updated: 23rd September, 2019, 20:07

Commerce Secretary Dr. Md. Jafar Uddin said there is no shortage of onion in the market due to sufficient stock in the supply chain

No shortage of onion in market: Commerce Sec

India’s onion prices surge to Rs. 70-80 per kg, centre mulls imposing stock limits India’s onion prices surge

The Indian government has taken several measures in the last few weeks to improve the domestic supply and check further increase in prices of onion


Govt to take project for women tea workers Govt to take project for women tea workers

The government will take a two-year project involving USD two million for developing living standard of women tea workers 


NY Fed to pump $75 bn into money markets daily through Oct 10 NY Fed to pump $75 bn into money markets daily through Oct 10

The Fed will offer up to $75 billion daily in repurchase agreements exchanging secure assets for cash for very short periods — through October 10


Asian markets enjoy gains as focus turns back to trade talks Asian markets enjoy gains

Stock markets have enjoyed a broadly positive September thanks to hopes for the talks, with both sides appearing to offer olive branches 


New York Fed to pump $75b more into money markets New York Fed to pump $75b more into money markets

Banks have struggled in recent days to find the cash needed to meet reserve requirements which has pushed up short-term borrowing rates


DPDC appoints consultant for power project DPDC appoints consultant for power project

DPDC signed an agreement with a consultant firm for a project for supplying uninterrupted electricity in the Dhaka city


China to raise retail fuel prices China to raise retail fuel prices

China will raise the retail prices of gasoline and diesel from Thursday, the country's top economic planner said Wednesday


South Korea downgrades Japan trade status as dispute deepens South Korea downgrades Japan trade status as dispute deepens

The change comes a week after South Korea initiated a complaint to the World Trade Organization over a separate Japanese move to tighten export controls on key chemicals South Korean companies


Oil prices soar after attacks on Saudi facilities Oil prices soar after attacks on Saudi facilities

The rise comes after two attacks on Saudi Arabian facilities on Saturday knocked out about 5% of global supply


China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork

China will suspend tariff hikes on soybeans, pork and some other farm goods


UAE investors set to inject US$10b into Bangladesh economy UAE investors set to inject US$10b into Bangladesh economy

Bangladeshis are major investors in the UAE economy where more than 50,000 businesses are owned and successfully run by Bangladeshi expatriates who employ in together more than 150,000 people


Pound climbs to highest level since July Pound climbs to highest level since July

The pound was boosted after a report in the Times said the DUP, Northern Ireland's largest political party, was prepared to abide by some European rules after Brexit


ABAK benefits over 2.32 crore poor across country ABAK benefits over 2.32 crore poor across country

“Ektee Bari Ektee Khamar (EBEK), designed for bringing country’s poverty rate at zero level


Govt. achieves tremendous success in power sector: Shahriar Govt. achieves tremendous success in power sector: Shahriar

Cent percent power coverage has been attained in most of the villages due to the government’s relentless efforts


Asian markets boosted by fresh trade hopes and ECB easing Asian markets boosted by fresh trade

Global markets have been buoyed this week by a growing sense that central banks are on the brink of easing monetary policy to support growth


WB to support bond, capital markets WB to support bond, capital markets

“At present, financial components are low in our economy. The economy becomes smaller if financial components remain low. We need many tools to accelerate our economy,” Kamal says


Government to make sugar mills profitable: Humayun Government to make sugar mills profitable: Humayun

The government wants to produce different products, including sugar, at the sugar mills for making it profitable


BEZA to launch one-stop service centre on Sept 29 BEZA to launch one-stop service centre on Sept 29

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Aramco says ready for two-stage IPO, timing up to govt Aramco ready for two-stage IPO

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Bangabandhu hi-tech park to boost economic dev: Palak Bangabandhu hi-tech park to boost economic dev: Palak

State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak said the Bangabandhu hi-tech park will play a vital role


Bangladesh to export 5 metric tons tea produced from jute leaves this year Bangladesh to export tea produced from jute leaves (video)

Country exported 2.5 metric tons of tea produced from jute leaves to Germany in the last fiscal


SWAPNO uplifts livelihood of 12,500 poor women SWAPNO uplifts livelihood of 12,500 poor women

The Strengthening Women’s Ability for Productive New Opportunities (SWAPNO),’ a social security project of the government 


Export earnings fall by 11.49pc in August Export earnings fall by 11.49pc in August

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ADB keen on investing in NE region ADB keen to invest in NE region

Bangladesh will be able to earn $148 billion by 2050 if it invests in the northeastern economic corridor in line with ADB’s proposal, which will be 3.3 times higher than the region’s current income


Oil majors to mull fresh cuts as trade war hits prices Oil majors to mull fresh cuts as trade war hits prices

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China's trade with US shrinks as tariff war worsens China's trade with US shrinks

Chinese exporters also face pressure from weakening global consumer demand at a time when Beijing is telling them to find other markets to replace the US


Youths urged to invest in promoting Jamdani Youths urged to invest in promoting Jamdani

The exhibition is displaying 30 Jamdani pieces crafted by leading fashion and handicraft houses including Aarong, Arannya, Kumudini Handicraft and Tangail Saree Kutir


Social Business: New FAO chief’s discussion with Yunus ends Social Business: New FAO chief’s discussion with Yunus ends

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Trump bullish on China tariffs, but aide warns of long haul Trump bullish on China tariffs

US duties on Chinese goods are due to rise further in October and December


Putin woos Asian investors in Russia’s Far East Putin woos Asian investors in Russia’s Far East

The region is full of “hardworking, energetic people”, “industries of the future” and “the richest reserves of natural resources”, says Putin


Bangladesh Bank issues master circular for CMSME BB issues master circular for CMSME

 Bangladesh Bank (BB) has issued a master circular for financing in the cottage, micro, small and medium enterprise (CMSME) sector


Trump hardens tone on China as trade war rattles economy Trump hardens tone on China as trade war rattles economy

US and Chinese negotiations are due to resume this month after a sharp deterioration in the year-long trade war in August


Lebanese officials declare state of economic emergency Lebanese officials declare state of economic emergency

The government hopes to bring down the budget deficit to 7.6% of the GDP this year and to 6.5% in 2020


Low jute price frustrates Faridpur farmers Low jute price frustrates Faridpur farmers

Although they got better prices at the beginning of the season, there was a gradual decline in the prices


BRTC to offload shares BRTC to offload shares

The approval came from a regular cabinet meeting held in the Secretariat here with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair


Move underway to utilise government agencies’ idle money; draft bill okayed
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To ensure the better use of the surplus money, the Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of a bill at its meeting held at Bangladesh Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair


Bangladesh tops GDP growth in the world over last 10 years: Kamal Bangladesh tops GDP growth in the world over last 10 yrs: Kamal

The percentage of growth of Bangladesh is 188 followed by China’s 177, India’s 117, Indonesia’s 90, Malaysia’s 78, Australia’s 41 and Brazil’s 17 percent


Setting up of 21 axle loads proposed to save roads Setting up of 21 axle loads proposed to save roads

The project is all set to present before ECNEC committee meeting to be held on September 3 (Tuesday) for clearance


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Lack of awareness about labour standards and ethical recruitment practices are among the factors that exacerbate the vulnerabilities of migrant workers

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