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Letter to NBR for tax exemption on India's gift vaccine

Indian High Commission inquires about the transportation and storage of vaccines

Bangladesh stops onion import from India

নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ১৭ জানুয়ারি ২০২১ : আমদানি করা ভারতীয় পেঁয়াজ এবং দেশি পেঁয়াজের দাম সমান হওয়ার কারণে ক্রেতারা ভারতের আমদানি করা পেঁয়াজ কিনতে চাচ্ছেন না। এ কারণেই বাজারে ভারতীয় পেঁয়াজের চাহিদা কমে গেছে।

Small entrepreneurs will get a loan of Tk 10,000 crore at low interest

Dhaka, january 15: Incentive package of Tk 10,000 crore for small entrepreneurs will be financed by Bangladesh Bank. Under this incentive package, loan assistance will be given at 4 percent interest, Md Asadul Islam, senior secretary of the Financial Institutions Department, made the remarks while addressing a special guest on a webinar titled 'Role of the Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) during coronavirus pandemic' on Thursday (January 14).

Imports slowly gaining pace

Dhaka, January 14: Imports of Bangladeshi goods are increasing after overcoming the epidemic drought; The country imported USD 481 crore worth of goods in November, the highest since the pandemic began. Ahsan Mansoor, executive director of the Policy Research Institute (PRI), said it was "good news" for the economy.

Mahindra will set up an agricultural machinery factory in Bangladesh

Dhaka, January 13: Mahindra & Mahindra Limited of India will set up a factory to assemble agricultural machinery in Bangladesh. The company also plans to create trained manpower to make the use of marginal agricultural machinery popular and facilitate maintenance, as well as provide loans to farmers.

Leased property: Leased land cannot be re-leased

Dhaka, January 12: Temporary leased land of vested property cannot be re-leased and no class or size or type of land can be changed. The land ministry has amended an earlier circular by adding the new provision, a press release said on Monday.

Cauliflower from Jessore now exported to Malaysia, Singapore

Own correspondent, Dhaka, 10 January 2021: Cabbage, a winter vegetable, is now being exported to Singapore and Malaysia. Meanwhile, 20,000 kg of cabbage has been exported to Singapore in the first consignment from Jessore.

India rice reaches Bangladesh after 35 months

Own correspondent, Dhaka, 10 January 2021: After a long 35 months, rice has been imported from India through the land port of Hili in Dinajpur. To keep the rice market in the country normal, the first shipment of imported rice has reached 112 metric tons.

Trading in the stock market doubles, capital increases by Tk 22,000 crore

Dhaka, January 8: The country's stock market has risen sharply over the past week. In a single week, the main price index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) has risen above four percent. The market capitalization has increased by Tk 22,000 crore or about five percent. And the average daily turnover has almost doubled to around Tk 2,000 crore.

Import duty on onion increased, rice reduced

Dhaka, January 8: The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has reduced rice import duty to meet the deficit. On the other hand, the import duty on onions has been increased to ensure a fair price for the farmers. The company issued two separate notifications on Thursday (January 7).

India assures speedy completion of rice import process

Dhaka, January 7: India has assured the expeditious completion of the rice import process through Bangladesh's Government-to-Government deal and tender. The assurance was given by Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami during a meeting with Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder at the Secretariat on Thursday (January 7), according to a press release from the ministry.

Whitening of black money causing a stir in the economy

Dhaka, January 7: In the last six months, more than Tk 10,000 crore of black money has been whitened (made legal), which has caused a stir in the economy. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal made the remarks in response to a question from reporters after a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Public Procurement held on an online platform on Wednesday (January 6). He took part in the meeting from Singapore.

Inflation eased to 5.29 percent in December 2020

Dhaka, January 7: The general index of inflation declined in December. Inflation in the last month of 2020 fell by 0.23 percentage and stood at 5.29 percentage.

Bangladesh to import 1.5 lakh metric tons of rice from India

Dhaka, January 7: The policy decision to import 1 lakh tonnes of non-basmati and 50,000 metric tonnes of Atap rice from India on an emergency basis has been approved.

Panic as onion prices plummet after India resumes export

Dhaka, January 5: Even five days ago, onions imported from China, Turkey, Ukraine, Netherlands and Egypt were sold at Tk 35 to Tk 45 per kilogram in Khatunganj, Chittagong, but the news of the entry of Indian onions in the market has caused the prices of those onions to come down overnight. Traders said that if Indian onion imports are not stopped immediately, the importers who helped during the crisis will go out of business.

Turkey to make major investments in Bangladesh

Own representative, Dhaka: Turkey wants to jointly invest in the shipbreaking and shipbuilding industries and in setting up a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) plant on the banks of the Karnafuli River in Chittagong.