Canada slaps retaliatory tariffs on US aluminium goods By BBC | Last Updated: 8th August, 2020, 13:03

Canada and the US reached a deal last year to lift tariffs on steel and aluminium imports that had been imposed on grounds of "national security"

Canada slaps retaliatory tariffs on US aluminium goods

DSE, CSE witnessing gains in early hours DSE, CSE witnessing gains in early hours

DSEX, the benchmark index of DSE, gains 37.00 points, while the Selective Category Index of CSE advances 72.96 points


Bangladesh keen to deepen ties with African countries BD keen to deepen ties with African countries

Ugandan High Commissioner lauds the progress made by Bangladesh in the ICT sector


NBR achieves revenue collection target NBR achieves revenue collection target

It says the revenue collection could be higher if the outstanding revenue of Taka 23,000 crore of Petrobangla would be cleared


Industrial companies lead US stock indexes mostly higher   Industrial companies lead US stock indexes mostly higher

The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index eked out tiny gains, while the Nasdaq composite closed essentially flat


30,000 women entrepreneurs to be made under WIFI program 30,000 women entrepreneurs to be made under WIFI program

The program aims to improve capacity building of women in using IT which will help empower them


Sri Lanka growth level satisfactory: World Bank Sri Lanka growth level satisfactory: World Bank

  Sri Lanka's economic performance was satisfactory in 2016 despite challenges posed by natural…


Asian shares drop, tracking Wall St losses, mixed data   Asian shares drop, tracking Wall St losses, mixed data

The dollar falls to 111.83 yen from 112.18 yen late Thursday while the euro strengthens to $1.1442 from $1.1440


US blacklists China bank, revving up pressure over North Korea US blacklists China bank, revving up pressure over North Korea

The US action is likely to anger China, which handles about 90 percent of North Korea's external trade


Egypt raises fuel prices for second time in less than a year Egypt raises fuel prices for second time in less than a year

The government increases the price of most-used automobile fuels in Egypt - 80 octane gasoline and diesel - to 3.65 Egyptian pounds, up 2.35 pounds


Economists, businesses hail passage of national budget Economists, businesses hail passage of national budget

Country’s economists and businessmen term the national budget for fiscal year 2017-18 big one for being business and people friendly


US stock market makes biggest gain in 2 months US stock market makes biggest gain in 2 months

Banks and other financial companies led the rally as investors bet on interest rates climbing further


Myanmar announces 10 prioritized areas for investment Myanmar announces 10 prioritized areas for investment

The 10 prioritized areas for investment include agriculture, livestock and fishery, export promotion, import substitution and power


Works of 10 economic zones to begin nest year, says Prime Minister Hasina Works of 10 economic zones to begin nest year: PM

Permission of setting up 22 economic zones have already given


IMF trims economic forecast for US amid growth uncertainty   IMF trims economic forecast for US amid growth uncertainty

The IMF forecast that the U.S. economy will grow this year at an annual rate of 2.1 percent


World Bank funding tied to forced labor in Uzbekistan: HRW World Bank funding tied to forced labor in Uzbekistan: HRW

A World Bank spokesman says the global lender did not condone forced labor in any form


US imposes second round of tariffs on Canadian lumber US imposes second round of tariffs on Canadian lumber

US customs officers will now levy on Canadian timber exports these rates along with countervailing duties


Asian stocks mostly higher after Wall Street closed mixed Asian stocks mostly higher after Wall Street closed mixed

The dollar rise to 111.90 yen from 111.84 yen while the euro strengthened to $1.1101 from $1.1185


Asian markets lifted by oil price bounce but eyes on Trumpcare Asian markets lifted by oil price bounce but eyes on Trumpcare

OPEC and Russia's output cuts will not avoid another global supply glut due in part to rising US production


World Bank launches 50 mln USD project to support entrepreneurship in Jordan World Bank launches 50 mln USD project to support entrepreneurship in Jordan

The 50 million U.S. dollars project aims to support over 200 innovative start-ups from across the country


New budget likely to see some vital amendments New budget likely to see some vital amendments

The excise duty on bank accounts will remain the same, "That means the excise duty will be Tk 500," an NBR official says


US new home prices hit record in May US new home prices hit record in May

The median sales price jumped 11.5 percent, hitting $345,800, an all-time record and the biggest increase in nearly three years


Macron stumbles at EU summit over Chinese investments
Macron stumbles at EU summit over Chinese investments

Macron says fairer trade is preferable than the law of the jungle


Import-export thru' Burimari Land Port suspended for nine days Import-export thru' Burimari Land Port suspended for nine days

The activities of the land port will resume from July 2 next


Bangladesh Bank's Forex reserves hit record $33 bln mark Forex reserves hit record $33 bln mark

The reserves are sufficient to cover about 10 months' worth of imports of the country


BEZA gets $10b investment proposals for Mirsarai Economic Zone $10b investment proposals for Mirsarai Economic Zone

BEZA discloses the proposals at DBL DMD and group CEO MA Quader signed the agreement on their respective sides


Lawmakers term proposed budget as weapon for economic development 'Proposed budget is weapon for economic development'

They say the proposed budget has a reflection of development and would pave a way for building a middle-income country by 2021


Global stocks lower after oil prices drag down Wall Street Global stocks lower after oil prices drag down Wall Street

Accelerating corporate profits have been a big reason for rise in U.S. stock prices this year


Energy firms take fresh hit but most Asia markets bounce Energy firms take fresh hit but most Asia markets bounce

While crude edged up slightly in Asia, it is down around 25 percent from its January highs and sitting at levels not seen since August


Oil, gas giants could waste trillions in a 2C world: report Oil, gas giants could waste trillions in a 2C world: report

The 2C (3.6 degree Fahrenheit) target is the cornerstone of the 196-nation Paris Agreement, inked in 2015


Government-ADB ink $300 million loan deal for railway Government-ADB ink $300 million loan deal for railway

The project design integrates the features that are friendly to the elderly, women, children, and people with disabilities


Oil's slide to lowest price of the year pulls stocks lower Oil's slide to lowest price of the year pulls stocks lower

Benchmark US crude lost 97 cents, or 2.2 percent, to settle at $43.23 per barrel, and Brent crude, the international standard, fell 89 cents to $46


Bangladesh yet to get back $66 million of stolen BB reserves Bangladesh yet to get back $66mn of stolen BB reserve

Muhith discloses this while responding to a question of M Abdullah from Laxmipur-4 constituency, in the Parliament on Tuesday


Amu for expediting halal industry to earn foreign currency Amu for expediting halal industry to earn foreign currency

The young entrepreneurs to build export-oriented halal foods and tourism industries by utilizing the government facilities


BRICS summit highlights climate change, trade, terrorism BRICS summit highlights climate change, trade, terrorism

Foreign affairs officials from the five nations, known collectively as the BRICS, met on Monday to further align their views on key issues


Banks exceed agricultural loan disbursement target for FY17 Banks exceed agricultural loan disbursement target for FY17

Private and foreign commercial banks performance better than the public banks in distribution of agricultural and non-farm credit during the period


France pledges $34 mln for foreign climate experts France pledges $34 mln for foreign climate experts

The move comes two weeks after President Macron criticised his US counterpart Donald Trump for pulling out of the UN's Paris climate agreement


Weak institutional capacity may impede budget execution Weak institutional capacity may impede budget execution

Dr Debapriya slams some key ministries which he thinks lack in capacity in terms of leadership, budget formulation and its execution


Boeing, Airbus take dogfight to Paris Air Show Boeing, Airbus take dogfight to Paris Air Show

The airshow comes a little too early for either Russia's Irkut, with its MC- 21, or China's Comac, with the much-flagged C919


Presidency a boon for some Trump businesses Presidency a boon for some Trump businesses

Trump earns around $37 million this year from the Florida resort -- a seven million dollar increase from last year

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