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US proposes tariffs on $11bn of EU goods

US proposes tariffs on $11bn of EU goods

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has found that the subsidies have an adverse impact on the US


No breakthrough expected in EU-China summit No breakthrough expected in EU-China summit

Brussels is trying to beef up its approach to the Asian giant as it shows little willingness to listen to longstanding complaints


Under Donald Trump, Fed faces politicization Under Donald Trump, Fed faces politicization

With the 2020 election looming, Trump often praises the health of the US economy


Trump lawyer dismisses tax return demand Trump lawyer dismisses tax return demand

Donald Trump has the right to keep his tax returns private and Democrats' demands to see them are "harassment", a lawyer for the president has said


Speaker urges Qatar to invest in power sector Speaker urges Qatar to invest in power sector

Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury also urges Qatar to invest in one of the special economic zones, especially in medicine and ICT sectors


Donald Trump urges US Fed to cut interest rates Trump urges US Fed to cut rates

The US President claims that the Fed has "really slowed us down" in terms of economic growth, adding that "there's no inflation"


NBR to continue support for local industries in next budget NBR to continue support for local industries in next budget

Upcoming budget will be a people-friendly and the NBR will continue its support for local industries to encourage entrepreneurs to increase investment


ECB in no hurry to spare banks negative interest rates ECB in no hurry to spare banks negative interest rates

Central bank chief Mario Draghi said that he was ready to come to banks’ aid if negative interest rates proved to be hurting their profitability


Asia markets rally tempered by profit-taking, eyes on trade talks Asia markets rally tempered by profit-taking

Global stocks have enjoyed a stellar year so far thanks to confidence in a deal being reached


PM opens, lays foundation stones of 24 economic zones PM opens, lays foundation stones of 24 economic zones

Sheikh Hasina opens and lays foundation stones of the development projects by unveiling plaques through a video conferencing from Ganabhaban


Bangladesh to attain 8% growth in FY19-20: ADB Bangladesh to attain 8% growth in FY19-20: ADB

The Manila-based lender also says that “Bangladesh is likely to be the fastest growing economy in Asia and the Pacific”


WB delegation meets LGRD Minister WB delegation meets LGRD Minister

A delegation of the World Bank (WB) called on Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Md Tajul Islam


UK accountancy giants 'should be broken up' UK audit giants 'should be broken up'

They are under review by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), which has proposed an internal split between the two functions


Business ‘devastated’ by Brexit vote Business ‘devastated’ by Brexit vote

They urge MPs and the government to find a solution and stave off the "nightmare" of a no-deal Brexit


3 lakh youths to get jobs in 28 hi-tech parks in Bangladesh: ICT Minister 3 lakh youths to get jobs in 28 hi-tech parks: ICT Minister

ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Saturday said more than three lakh youths both boys and girls will get jobs in next few years in 28 hi-tech parks


Pound falls after UK parliament rejects Brexit plan Pound falls after UK parliament rejects Brexit plan

European stocks were solidly higher by the close, while Wall Street was also firmly in the black in the early New York afternoon


Asian stocks rise as US, China resume trade talks Asian stocks rise as US, China resume trade talks

The three of them posed for a photo at a government guesthouse before negotiations resumed on Friday but did not talk to reporters


WOW Air: Iceland's Budget Carrier Collapses WOW Air: Iceland's Budget Carrier Collapses

Iceland's budget carrier WOW Air said it had ceased operations and cancelled all flights on Thursday


ADB discuss strategies to promote energy sector in Bangladesh ADB discuss strategies to promote energy sector in Bangladesh

Bangladesh needs to promote energy efficiency, renewable energy, regional power trade and latest technologies to diversify energy sources to tranform


Asian markets hit by volatility as economy fears pervade Asian markets hit by volatility as economy fears pervade

The pound was managing to hold its own despite another night of drama in Westminster


Pound rebounds on Brexit deal hopes

Pound rebounds on Brexit deal hopes

The euro fell as low as 85.25 pence on hopes of an orderly departure from the European Union on April 12


Airbus secures multi-billion dollar jet order from China China agrees to buy 300 Airbus jets

It comes as rival Boeing has grounded all of its 737 Max jets after two fatal crashes


Regular debtors to get loan at 7 percent rate: Finance Minister Regular debtors to get loan at 7 percent rate: Finance Minister

AHM Mustafa Kamal comes up with this information while talking to journalists after a meeting with the high officials of public banks in the city


No deposit, lending in business development center: BB No deposit, lending in business development center: BB

Bangladesh Bank on Sunday asked financial institutions to avoid all financial transactions involving taking deposit and giving loan


Autonomous shuttle to be tested in New York City Autonomous shuttle to be tested in New York

Boston start-up Optimus Ride will run vehicles on private roads at the Brooklyn Navy Yard site located on New York's East River


Speakers for hiking tax on tobacco products Speakers for hiking tax on tobacco products

If the proposals are adopted, it will encourage nearly 3.2 million current adult smokers to quit


Global markets fall amid slowdown fears Global markets fall amid slowdown fears

The falls came after figures showed eurozone manufacturing growing at its weakest pace in five years in March


Financial, real progress of 1,650 development projects laudable: IMED 'Financial, real progress of 1,650 development projects laudable'

The financial progress of some 621 projects while the real progress of some 1,029 projects were laudable out of 1,740 development projects


Tariff on China to continue till deal is reached Tariff on China to continue till deal is reached

The world's two largest economies are locked in a trade war since Trump imposed heavy tariffs on imported steel and aluminium items from China


Government to provide Tk 40.18 crore  incentive for Aush farming Govt to provide Tk 40.18 cr incentive for Aush farming

Agriculture Minister Dr Md Abdur Razzaque makes the announcement at a press briefing at the secretariat


Iran leader calls economy ‘urgent problem’ Iran leader calls economy ‘urgent problem’

Iran has faced increased economic hardship in the last 12 months which was aggravated after US President Trump withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal


Indian entrepreneurs keen to invest in Bangladesh’s energy sector: Ganguly Indian entrepreneurs keen to invest in Bangladesh’s energy sector: Ganguly

Newly appointed Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Riva Ganguly today said entrepreneurs of her country are willing to invest in Bangladesh


Trade war: US-China to resume face-to-face talks next week, reports say US-China look set to resume trade talks

The US and China have imposed tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of one another's goods over the past year


ATA Carnet System to help boost export: NBR Chairman ATA Carnet System to help boost export

NBR chairman suggests that ICC Bangladesh keep close contact with NBR for pursuing government to sign the latest Istanbul Convention on ATA Carnet


National Economic Council approves Tk 1,65,000cr revised ADP NEC approves Tk 1,65,000cr revised ADP

NEC approved Taka 1, 65,000 crore Revised Annual Development Programme for current fiscal year keeping highest priority on transport


Jet Airways grounds 4 more planes for non-payment of lease rentals Jet Airways grounds 4 more planes

Grappling with financial woes, the carrier has been looking at ways to raise fresh funds


Asian shares mixed in muted trading ahead of US Fed meeting Asian shares mixed in muted trading

Some economists say the Fed could release documents Wednesday that would suggest one rate increase in 2019


Bangladesh- China trade to hit $18 billion by 2021 Bangladesh- China trade to hit $18 billion by 2021

China is one of the largest partners in mega infrastructure projects in Bangladesh


China trade talks ‘progress’ boosts Wall Street China trade talks ‘progress’ boosts Wall Street

A survey of consumer sentiment overshot forecasts, suggesting consumers may be ready to resume spending after a spell of thriftiness

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