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Economic News

Australia urged to set up EPZ in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Sept 24, 2017 (BSS) - International Chamber of Commerce Bangladesh (ICCB) called on Australia to set up an export processing zone in Bangladesh and take the advan...More...

Third round of NAFTA talk kicks off in Ottawa

OTTAWA, Sept. 24, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - The third round of North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations started here on Saturday with attendance of chief negot...More...

BHBFC to cut 'flat loan' interest to single digit

DHAKA, Sept 23, 2017 (BSS)-Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation (BHBFC) plans to lower the interest rate for its flat loan scheme to single digit as some priv...More...

China confirms will limit oil exports to North Korea

BEIJING, Sept 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - China will limit exports of refined petroleum products to North Korea starting October 1, its commerce ministry said, confirming Bei...More...

Water-filter maker Brita encapsulates German trade surplus controversy

TAUNUSSTEIN, Germany, Sept 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Known the world over for its water-filtering jugs, the small German family-run firm Brita typifies the "Mittelstand", smal...More...

Taxi! Transport gets an overhaul in Benin's commercial hub

COTONOU, Sept 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Getting around most towns and cities in West Africa often means an uncomfortable ride on public transport or haggling hard with a taxi ...More...