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Starbucks makes biggest-ever acquisition in China Starbucks makes biggest-ever acquisition in China

Starbucks will gain full control over 1,300 stores in the Chinese provinces of Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang


German automakers face class actions over price-fixing German automakers face class actions over price-fixing

In a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in New Jersey, three car owners accuse the companies of two decades of conspiracy that hurt customers


Samsung profits top estimates on chips, Galaxy S8 smartphone sales Samsung profits top estimates on chips, Galaxy S8 smartphone sales

The S8 has indeed helped get Samsung back onto its feet, hopefully putting the Note 7 debacle behind it


Greece raises $3.5 billion in milestone bond issue Greece raises $3.5 billion in milestone bond issue

The country was locked out of bond markets in 2010, and has since been kept afloat by international rescue loans


Edible oil sees price hike twice this year Edible oil sees price hike twice this year

The price of bottled soybean sees a hike by Tk 5 per litre in the first quarter of the year while Tk 2-3 a litre in the third quarter


Toyota, Honda and Mazda to be sued in Australia over air bag Toyota, Honda and Mazda to be sued in Australia over air bag

Toyota’s Australian subsidiary said in a statement that it has a process in place and that fixing affected vehicles remains a matter of urgency


IMF could be based in Beijing in a decade, says Lagarde IMF could be based in Beijing in a decade, says Lagarde

One of the top priorities for the IMF in the next decade is to better represent its member economies


Taskin made brand ambassador of Duranta Bike Taskin made brand ambassador of Duranta Bike

Under this agreement, Taskin will perform in different events to promote Duranta Bike for next one year


Uber rival Grab to raise $2.5 billion in new financing Uber rival Grab to raise $2.5 billion in new financing

Grab says it has a market share of 95 percent in third-party taxi-hailing and 71 percent in private-vehicle hailing in Southeast Asia


Audi to give 850,000 diesels emissions-improving software Audi to give 850,000 diesels emissions-improving software

Diesels have been under a cloud since Volkswagen admitted equipping vehicles with emissions-cheating software


New agreement will allow US rice exports to China
China to allow rice imports from US

The agreement gives US farmers access to the world's biggest rice consumer, with China importing about 5 million tonnes last year


RMG exports earnings dip 3.47pc in 6 months RMG export growth lowest in 16 years

RMG exports stand at $14.44 billion in the January-June period of 2017 from $14.95 billion during the corresponding period last year


Many garment makers launched own brands for local market RMG makers find bright features in domestic market

The top exporters now are aiming for the local market with their own brands and already earned huge popularity among local customers


Sri Lanka, Singapore to finalise Free Trade Agreement Sri Lanka, Singapore to finalise Free Trade Agreement

The proposed Sri Lanka-Singapore FTA is expected to be finalised during the later part of 2017


Hilsa production increases 6,000 mts in Chandpur Hilsa production increases 6,000 mts in Chandpur

The demand of fish in the district is 51,187.100 mts while the production of fish is 25,222.900 mts which is inadequate for the people in the district

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