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US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

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Washington, May 20 (AP) - Just-ended U.S.-China trade talks produced a commitment by Beijing to "signifi-cantly increase" its purchases of American goods and services, according to a joint statement Saturday from the rival economic powers trying to lower trade tensions.
They also agreed on "meaningful increases" in U.S. exports of agriculture and energy products and greater ef-forts to increase trade in manufactured goods and services.
The statement, however, provided no dollar amounts on how...
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Markets get good as Ramadan starts in weekends

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Staff Reporter
With the Ramadan starting with weekends this year, shoppers in the city took the chance to do some early shopping on Friday and Saturday, the first two days of the holy month. Traders, however, said, their business is yet to pick up the festival gear.
In various markets of the...
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Flower industry has potential to boom

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Speakers at a seminar on Wednesday said Bangladesh has the potential to boom its flower industry.
Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) with the support of United States Agency for International Development (USAID)'s Agriculture Value Chains (AVC) Project organized the...
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