Trump lifts tariffs on hundreds of Chinese goods By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 21st September, 2019, 14:53

Earlier this month, Trump announced a two-week delay in a new round of duties increases on hundreds of billions of Chinese goods that had been due to take effect on October 1

Trump lifts tariffs on hundreds of Chinese goods

Lagarde urges policymakers to resolve manmade economic threats

Lagarde urges policymakers to resolve manmade economic threats

Christine Lagarde says manmade threats to the global economy can be “man-fixed”


China to tap pork reserves as swine fever hits industry China set to release pork from national reserves

China, the world's biggest producer and consumer of pork, has struggled to control the spread of the disease


182 businessmen get CIP cards 182 businessmen get CIP cards

The government has awarded the Commercially Important Person (CIP) cards to 182 businessmen for their extraordinary performance in export in 2017


Asian stocks rise after oil falls, Wall Street advances Asian stocks rise after oil falls

Benchmarks in Tokyo, Shanghai and Hong Kong all gained


79 business establishments fined Tk 4.90 lakh for adulteration 79 business establishments fined Tk 4.90 lakh for adulteration

During the drive in city’s Hatirjheel area, ‘Muslim Sweets’, ‘Working Style’ and ‘Swapno Express’ were fined a total amount of Taka 30,000 


Momen for reducing trade gap with New Zealand Momen for reducing trade gap with New Zealand

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen sought New Zealand’s support to reduce trade breach between Dhaka and Willington, which now remains in favour of the Oceanian nation


Tree plantation mandatory at 10pc land of each EZ: BEZA Tree plantation mandatory at 10pc land of each EZ: BEZA

As per the directives of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, BEZA has been working to build eco-friendly economic zones across the country


Jute export ban still haunts Khulna traders Jute export ban still haunts Khulna traders

Exporters and traders fear that they will face huge losses if the government suddenly takes any decision to ban the jute export again after collecting jute


Meghna Group dodges Tk 18,000cr in taxes Meghna Group dodges Tk 18,000cr in taxes

Meghna Group has created a record by filing a barrage of cases against the government


Walton launches affordable new 4G phone Walton launches affordable new 4G phone

Bangladeshi mobile handset maker Walton has launched an affordable 4G smartphone in the country’s…


Some 46,000 General Motors auto workers strike in US Some 46,000 General Motors auto workers strike in US

UAW officials say the two sides remained far apart in contract negotiations


Saudi Arabia oil and gas production reduced by drone strikes Drone strikes hit Saudi oil and gas production

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blames the attacks on Iran saying there was no evidence they came from Yemen


US fines Japan Airlines $300,000 over long flight delays US fines Japan Airlines $300,000 over flight delays

The department says that after bad weather forced a January 4 flight from Tokyo to New York to land in Chicago, airline staff needed to help passengers off the plane didn't show up for more than four hours


Digital Device and Innovation Expo starts from Oct 14 Digital Device and Innovation Expo starts from Oct 14

Digital Device and Innovation Expo-2019, said to be the largest information technology exhibition in country’s history, is going to start from October 14


British Airways cancels flights on September 27 due to strike British Airways cancels flights for Sept 27

The pilots’ union, the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA), wants a pay deal to include profit sharing for BA pilots


Kia Ora: Air New Zealand faces boycott over trademark bid Air New Zealand faces boycott over trademark bid

The phrase kia ora is a Maori greeting and the trademark attempt has sparked anger from the indigenous community


School banking gets huge response with Taka 1,494cr deposits School banking gets huge response with Taka 1,494cr deposits

School banking is gradually getting huge responses from the students across the country as deposits with the banking accounts


Bangladeshi ‘Jamdani’ fair delights saree lovers in Delhi Bangladeshi ‘Jamdani’ fair delights saree lovers in Delhi

A daylong fair on Jamdani, Muslin and other handloom sarees, an embodiment of the pride of Bangladesh, has delighted a large number of saree lovers


bKash app changed with self-registration and lifestyle services bKash app changed with self-registration and lifestyle services

bKash app has been revamped with more personalized 


Trump delays tariff hikes on Chinese goods ahead of talks Trump delays tariff hikes on Chinese goods

Last month, the US said it would increase the tariff rates on all Chinese goods, which included raising a 25% tax on $250bn of Chinese imports to 30%


Special initiatives to attract investment in SEZs: Tipu Munshi Special initiatives to attract investment in SEZs: Tipu Munshi

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said the government has taken special initiatives to attract the foreign investment in the country’s Special Economic Zones


5pc tax on savings certificate worth Tk 5 lakh 5pc tax on savings certificate worth Tk 5 lakh

The government has taken a decision to cut 5 percent tax on the interest earnings from investment of up to Taka 5 lakh in savings certificates


Huawei releases white paper on 5G Applications Huawei releases white paper on 5G Applications

Globally, 35 operators in 20 countries have released 5G. In addition, 33 countries have allocated 5G spectrum


Import-export resumes at Hili port Import-export resumes at Hili port

The port is brought back to its regular busy schedules from this morning


British Airways warns of continuing disruption after strikes British Airways warns of continuing disruption after strikes

Nearly 150 aircraft are out of place, along with more than 700 pilots and 4,000 cabin crew


Japan wins partial WTO victory in SKorea duties case Japan wins partial WTO victory in SKorea duties case

The WTO's Appellate Body mostly upheld a previous ruling finding that Seoul's anti-dumping duties on Japanese pneumatic valves violated some international trade rules


India, Nepal inaugurate cross border oil pipeline India, Nepal inaugurate cross border oil pipeline

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart, Khadga Prasad Oli, hit the switch simultaneously Tuesday from their offices in New Delhi 


Alibaba's Ma steps down as industry faces uncertainty Alibaba's Ma steps down as industry faces uncertainty

Ma, a former English teacher, founded Alibaba in 1999 to connect Chinese exporters to American retailers


Nissan boss to step down amid pay scandal Nissan boss to step down amid pay scandal

The announcement followed a meeting of the carmaker's board on Monday


 Bangladesh Bank increases remit limit of IT expenses BB increases remit limit of IT expenses

As per the BB circular, to bring wider scope for cross border transactions by alternative channel, it has been decided that ADs may release IT expenses


Stock market to remain closed on Tuesday

Stock market to remain closed on Tuesday

After the holiday, trading and official activities on both bourses will resume from Wednesday as regular time


Russia-China trade grows 4.5% in first 8 months of 2019 Russia-China trade grows 4.5% in first 8 months of 2019

In July, trade turnover between the two countries reached $9.41 bln


German business team in city to discuss trade, investment German business team in city to discuss trade, investment

The delegation members will meet media on September 12 evening before they leave the country


British High Commissioner Visits Momtex Expo British High Commissioner Visits Momtex Expo

British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Visits Momtex Expo Ltd., Country’s one of the fast-growing home Textile manufacturer


Boeing suspends testing of long-haul 777X aircraft Boeing suspends testing of long-haul 777X aircraft

The FAA investigates issues that come up during structural testing of aircraft


ExxonMobil to divest Norwegian assets for $4.2 bn: report ExxonMobil to divest Norwegian assets for $4.2 bn: report

According to Dagens Naeringsliv the deal should be announced at the end of September


Telenor, Axiata end talks to merge Asia operations Telenor, Axiata end talks to merge Asia operations

In the proposed non-cash merger, Telenor's stake was expected to be 56.5 percent and Axiata's 43.5 percent


Slower US job growth expected, but enough to support economy Slower US job growth expected

The economy is also facing headwinds from Britain’s potentially disorderly exit from the European Union


DPDC bill payment now easier through bKash DPDC bill payment now easier through bKash

bKash will facilitate 1.2 million prepaid and postpaid subscribers of DPDC, the largest power distributor company of Dhaka, to pay their electricity bills easily from anywhere 24/7

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