Dhaka, Mar 30: With as many as 14 electronics makers now producing smartphones in this country, Bangladesh no longer needs to import 4G handsets from abroad.
Govt to import 3.5 lakh MT more rice
Dhaka, Mar 19: The government will import 350,000 metric tons of rice more in the coming days as the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave its nod in principle to a proposal of the Directorate General of Food on Wednesday.…
No sacrificial animal import this year: Minister
Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim on Thursday said the government won’t allow import of sacrificial animals on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.
Despite imports, harvest of fresh onion price still above Tk 200
Dhaka, Dec 8 – While some of the imported onions were relatively cheaper, but the local newly harvested and old onions were still selling at higher prices in the capital’s kitchen markets. Though the local onion price was relatively down…
Onion market to cool down with import from Egypt: Minister
Chattogram, Oct 27 (UNB) – Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on Sunday said there is no possibility for onion price to come down within a month but it will be available at Tk 70-80 per kg after its import from Egypt…
Poultry, Fish feed industries for 5 pc tax waiver on import
Dhaka, Oct 26 (UNB)- Urging the government to save the poultry sector of the country, feed industries owners on Saturday demanded the withdrawal of five percent advanced tax on import of raw materials of poultry and fish feed.
Bangladesh seeks electricity import from neighbours: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said Bangladesh is now in talks with its neighbouring countries to import electricity to meet its growing demand.
No more power import from Tripura: It’s not cost effective
Dhaka, Aug 26 – The government will not import any more electricity from India’s Tripura State as it is not finding it “cost effective” to import that electricity at this stage, Power Secretary Dr Ahmed Kaikaus told the journalists yesterday.
Salt mill owners want sodium sulphate import as salt to stop
Dhaka, July 22 – The owners of salt industry on Monday demanded to stop importing toxic sodium sulphate in the name of salt considering the health risks as well as to save the local industry.
Food import bill to fall, but poorest unlikely to benefit
Geneva, May (Kanaga Raja) – The global food import bill is set to decline by 2.5 percent in 2019 to USD 1.472 trillion, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has projected. In its latest Food Outlook…