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Plastic goods exporters demand VAT exemption

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Staff Reporter
Plastic goods manufacturers and exporters have demanded exemption of VAT (value added tax) for the next five years.
Md Jasim Uddin, president of Bangladesh Plastic Goods Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BPGMEA), raised the demand on behalf of the businessmen at a press conference at its Naya Paltan office in the capital on Monday.
He said, "Most producers, distributors and consumers of plastic goods and crockery belong to little-educated poor people who don't have the...
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Stocks set records again; bond yields sink after jobs report

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New York, Jun 3 (AP)- Bond yields sank Friday to their lowest level of the year, and the dollar's value fell against rivals after the nation's job growth slowed last month. But stock indexes chugged again to record heights, led by technology companies and dividend payers.
Yields fell immediately...
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Amu leaves for Qatar to import urea

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Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu on Saturday left Dhaka for Qatar to finalize an import order of urea fertilizer under the government to government (G2G) agreement.
During the four-day visit, the Industries Minister leads a six-member Bangladeshi delegation to fix what amount...
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