Developers earned $17b from China App Store: Apple CEO

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook said developers using its platform in China totaled $ 1.8 million, a total of 112 billion yuan (16.93 billion yuan). billions of dollars). Cook shared the data Sunday during a speech at the public forum on cyber security organized by the Chinese Administration of Cybersecurity (CAC), which oversees the regulation […]

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Foreign visitors to US fall sharply from 2016

The number of international visitors to the United States until June decreased sharply compared to last year, according to government data released on Wednesday. And the number of business travelers has dropped much more than the drop in tourists, according to the monthly report from the National Office of Travel and Tourism Department of Commerce. […]

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NBR gets good response asdeadline ends

The filing deadline for tax returns for 2017-2018 is over yesterday, amid a rush of taxpayers seeking to comply with the rules and avoid paying late fees. Until 8 pm yesterday, tax authorities received 14.25 lakh, an increase of 24 percent over last year, according to a provisional estimate from the National Board of Revenue. […]

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Focus on trade benefits as non-LDC

Bangladesh should negotiate at the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires, keeping in mind its transition from the group of least developed countries to a developing country, said yesterday a leading business analyst. The World Trade Organization (WTO) is an important platform for participating nations to achieve preferential trade benefits through discussions and negotiations. […]

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Rakub’s default loans increase on potato price fall

The collapse of potato prices has worsened the ratio of unproductive loans to Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (Rakub), which has lent much to potato growers and chamber owners cold. The bank was supposed to reduce its default borrowing of Tk 400 crore in one year according to the terms agreed with the Bank of Bangladesh. […]

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Positive outlook for Japan as factory output hums

Japanese industrial production rose slightly in October, according to government data on Thursday, adding to signs that the world's third-largest economy is recovering. Industrial production rose 0.5% mom in October, according to the Ministry of Industry, following a 1.0% decline in September. The increase was however below market expectations of a 1.8 percent rise, as […]

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Bonded warehouse for all to boost exports: PRI

Special advantage of special warehouse (SBW), under which exporters can import raw materials without duties, could increase clothing exports of about 1.5 billion dollars a year, said yesterday the Policy Research Institute. Transportation of non-apparel products earned $ 5-7 billion a year between 2012-13 and 2016-17, according to the think tank. The country would have […]

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Eurozone jobless rate falls to 8.8pc

The economic recovery in Europe is accelerating, with unemployment in the euro zone falling to its lowest level since January 2009 and inflation picking up, according to Thursday's official figures. The official EU statistics agency announced that the unemployment rate in the single currency area fell to 8.8% in October, with inflation rising to 1, […]

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4cr internet users in Bangladesh: Google

Google said yesterday that the number of active Internet users in Bangladesh is rising to 4 crore with 35 percent using it every day. However, in its monthly report, the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission said that there were 7.92 Internet users crore in September. Giant technology officials leaked the numbers at a ceremony held to […]

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Trade thru’ Benapole halts for Indian truckers’ strike

The cross-border movement of goods through the port of Benapole has been suspended since yesterday morning for a strike by Indian transport workers demanding the release of a truck seized by Bangladeshi police forces. for weapons traffic. Customs, Bangladesh border guards and police discovered a firearm and two bullets in the Indian designated port terminal […]

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