A group of workers prepares to move planks outside a mall in Beijing on Tuesday. China has submitted the seventh offer to join the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA), another concrete step in the country's ongoing efforts to open its market wider to the world.
An Iraqi man cuts wood with a band saw at a lumber mill in an industrial area east of the northern city of Mosul recently. Historically a thriving industrial hub, Mosul's business owners on Tuesday say the city's recovery from three years of brutal jihadist rule under the Islamic State (IS) group that ended in mid-2017, is hindered as factories remain pulverized and export routes choked by informal customs points, while cheap imports flood the market.
A vendor prepares flower garlands at an Hindu temple in Colombo on Tuesday. Sri Lanka’s National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) increased to 5 percent from 3.4 percent recorded in August on a year-on-year basis, the Department of Census and Statistics said.
Senior Secretary of Financial Institutions Division of Ministry of Finance Md Ashadul Islam hands over a certificate of appreciation to the Managing Director of RAKUB Md Idris for getting excellent standard by obtaining 93.42 marks out of 100 regarding yearly evaluation of annual performance agreement (APA) 2018-2019 at a function in Rajshahi recently.
Export Import Bank of Bangladesh Managing Director Dr Mohammed Haider Ali Miah inaugurates the EXIM Finance at Holiday Inn Golden Mile Hotel in Hong Kong recently. Md Nazmul Alam, Consulate General of Bangladesh in Hong Kong was also present on the occasion.