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BD set to be a rawhide importing country soon

Bangladesh is expected to be a rawhide importing country soon because of the increasing demand of its leather goods in the international market, industry insiders said. …………………………………………………………………………. FOR BANGLADESHI LEATHER GOODS : www.quizzi.biz …………………………………………………………………………. The leather goods sector, in the July-May period of the current...
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100 die, 250,000 stranded in Bangladesh floods

DHAKA, Bangladesh — At least 100 people have died and 250,000 were left stranded by flash floods and landslides in Bangladesh set off by the heaviest rain in years, police and officials said on Wednesday. The low-lying and densely populated country, which is in its...
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Bangladesh jute report – June ,2012

Rates supplied by the Bangladesh Jute Association JUTE VARIETY BALES FOB Narayanganj (One bale = 180 kg) (Taka per bale) Ready Position (in taka) Bangla white special (BW special) 14,000 Bangla white A (BWA) 13,700 Bangla white B (BWB) 12,800 Bangla white C (BWC) 11,300...
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Oil-hungry Bangladesh eyes domestic source

Along the river Piyain in Bangladesh’s land-locked northeastern Sylhet region, tourism and the sale of crushed rock for roads have long been the main drivers for the local economy. Stone workers wash stones collected from the river Piyain in Jaflong, Sylhet. On May 21st, Bangladesh...
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Dhaka urges world to help Rohingyas settle in Myanmar

Bangladesh yesterday urged the international community not to act in a way that might deprive the troubled Rohingya people in Myanmar of their rights, saying Bangladesh wants them to live in their country in peace. “They (Rohingyas) are nationals of Myanmar (and) so the international...
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Political instability worries FBCCI

FBCCI President AK Azad on Saturday voiced concern over the ‘political instability and volatile economic condition’, and said the country is unlikely to be able to achieve the export target fixed for the outgoing fiscal year. Identifying political instability and current volatile economic conditions as...
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Bangladesh 91st peaceful country

Bangladesh has been placed in the 91st position among I58 countries in a ranking of peace by the Institute for Economics and Peace. This year Bangladesh slid six positions from 2011’s 83rd. In 2010, Dhaka’s position was 87th while in 2009 it was 90th. The...
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Bangladesh trade show in July at Malysia

70 exhibitors comprising main players in various sectors are expected to take part in the showcase THE second Showcase Bangladesh will be held at Exchange Trade Centre International at Dataran Merdeka for three days beginning July 13. The showcase, featuring 70 exhibitors, is expected to...
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Bangladesh needs vibrant pvt sector

Bangladesh’s goal of becoming a middle-income country will only be achieved with the contribution of a healthy and vibrant private sector, German Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, who arrives here today, said. It also depends on a favourable business climate based on the rule of...
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$50 million deal inked for cleaner brick kilns

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday signed a $50 million deal with the government to help improve the environment by financing more energy-efficient brick kilns in Bangladesh. ADB’s Board of Directors approved the “Financing Brick Kiln Efficiency Improvement Project” on 10 May. Under the...
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