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Tuesday 25th of September 2018 03:20 PM

Category: Economy

Oil price hits four-year high of $81

Probashbangla24 online Desk : Oil prices have hit a four-year high of over $81 (£62) a barrel after Saudi Arabia and Russia rejected calls by Donald Trump to increase production. Brent crude hit its highest level since November 2014 at $81.16 a barrel, up 3% on the day. Saudi Arabia leads the Opec oil cartel, while…

PM urges US businessmen to invest in Bangladesh

Probashbangla24 online Desk : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the US investors to come to Bangladesh with business, technology and innovation assuring them of full support from her government in this regard. Mentioning the challenge of fourth industrial revolution, the premier said, “I urge you to come to my country with your business, technology and…

Biggest US tariffs on China take effect

Probashbangla24 online Desk : A new round of US tariffs on Chinese goods has kicked in, the largest yet in the escalating trade war between the economic superpowers. The US has now imposed tariffs on a further $200bn ($152bn) worth of Chinese products, in response to what it says are unfair trading practices by China. China…

NZ supermarket chain halts Australian strawberry sales as needles found

Probashbangla24 online Desk : A New Zealand supermarket chain pulled a brand of Australian strawberries off its shelves after needles were found in punnets purchased from a store in Auckland. A scare has gripped neighboring Australia, where police are investigating more than 100 reports of needles found in fruit during recent weeks. Needles, first found in…

Bangladesh hit record 7.86 percent GDP growth

Probashbangla24 Desk : Bangladesh has posted the highest-ever 7.86 percent GDP growth in 2017-18 financial year, well surpassing the estimated growth of 7.65 percent. The per capita income increased to US$ 1,751 in 2017-18 from US$ 1,610 in the previous fiscal, according to Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS). The final figure of economic growth was placed…

China’s premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle

Probashbangla24 online Desk : China’s No. 2 leader appealed Wednesday for support for free trade and promised to improve conditions for foreign companies following tit-for-tat U.S. and Chinese tariff hikes in an escalating battle over Beijing’s technology policy. Premier Li Keqiang’s comments add to Beijing’s effort to portray itself as a defender of global trade and…

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