Bangladesh moves to boost Halal food export

A high-powered government delegation is expected to visit two Muslim countries, Turkey and Indonesia, to gain institutional experience of expanding ‘Halal’ food export market, officials said.  Additional secretary (export) of the commerce ministry Md Hafizur Rahman will lead the four-member delegation.  The delegation is likely to visit Turkey from April 01 to 07 and Indonesia […]

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Japan unveils measures to support pandemic-hit firms

Japan’s government on Tuesday unveiled measures to help midsize and large companies boost capital funds, officials have said, a step aimed at backing mainly restaurants and lodging businesses hit hard by coronavirus restrictions.  The government’s response to corporate financing in the pandemic has so far mainly targeted small firms through such schemes as provision of […]

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Shipping agents to get higher commission

The Bangladesh Bank on Thursday allowed shipping agents to charge a higher commission for handling vessels in Bangladesh’s ports for imports of goods.  The central bank issued a circular on the day, bringing a number of changes in its Guidelines for Foreign Exchange Transactions-2018 relating to shipping agents’ commission.   The central bank brought the changes […]

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