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Dhaka, May 13: Despite the increase in remittances and export earnings for several months, the country's economy has come under some pressure to meet the cost of importing goods. The situation has reached such a stage that in just a few days, the value of money has to be devalued against the dollar. Besides, Bangladesh Bank has to take several more steps to overcome this pressure. Bangladesh Bank instructed the banks to provide necessary dollars as well as discourage the import of luxury goods. In this context, the import pressure has already come down.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 9: In the first nine months of the current (2021-22) fiscal year (July-March), the overall trade deficit has stood at about 25 billion or 2,490.7 crore dollars. The amount in Bangladeshi currency (calculating 1 USD = Tk 86.50) is about Tk 2 lakh 15 thousand 321 crore.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 8: The country is facing a huge trade deficit due to the rising imports.
Dhaka, October 6: Import-export trade will be closed for four consecutive days through Benapole land port on the occasion of Durga Puja. However, goods will be unloaded at Benapole Custom House and Port during this holiday and the passage of passport holders between Bangladesh and India will be normal.
Dhaka, August 16: BGMEA, an organization of garment manufacturers and exporters, has sought the facility of import and partial shipment of raw materials in the textile and garment sector through all land ports including Benapole. BGMEA president Farooq Hasan made the demand in an application along with Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on Saturday. The petition calls for land port storage, warehousing capacity and increase in manpower to overcome the crisis in Corona.
Dhaka, July 18: On the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, import-export activities will be closed for four consecutive days at Benapole, the country's largest land port.
Dhaka, November 14: Export and import activities through Bhomra land port at Satkhira in Bangladesh will remain suspended on the occasion of Shyama Puja, also called Deepawali or Diwali.
নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ১৫ সেপ্টেম্বর ২০২০ : ভারতে ইলিশ রফতানির দিন পূর্ব ঘোষণা ছাড়াই বেনাপোল স্থলবন্দরসহ দেশের বিভিন্ন স্থলবন্দর দিয়ে বাংলাদেশে পেঁয়াজ রফতানি বন্ধ ঘোষণা করেছে ভারত। সোমবার (১৪ সেপ্টেম্বর) বিকেলে বাংলাদেশে পেঁয়াজ রফতানি বন্ধ করে দেয় ভারত। তবে এদিন বাংলাদেশ থেকে ভারতে রফতানি হয়েছে ১২ মেট্রিক টন ইলিশ।