Volume 4 Number 238 Sat. January 24, 2004    
 
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Nepalese seek direct road link to up trade
Apex chambers float joint business council
Nepal's businesses have sought direct road communications with Bangladesh to foster trade between the two countries.
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US trade show ends on positive note
The three-day US trade show ended in Dhaka yesterday on positive note with people showing interest in latest American products and services.
 
Bangladeshi goods fail to make way to Italy despite potential
Despite having potential, Bangladeshi products are hardly seen in Italian shops for lack of efforts on the part of Bangladesh businesses to explore market and export quality goods.
 
Share trade settlement thru' CDS begins today
Settlement of share trading through central depository system (CDS) begins today in both the bourses with securities of Square Pharmaceuticals.
 
Dealers' confce of Rangs Industries held
The Dealers Conference 2004 of Rangs Industries Limited, electronics wing of Rangs Group, was held in Dhaka on Thursday evening.
 
Trade thru' Burimari, Hili land ports paralysed
Export-import through Burimari (Lalmonirhat) and Hili (Dinajpur) land ports became paralysed as Indian clearing and forwarding (C&F) agents called an indefinite strike from yesterday following a dispute
 
Training on knit product quality concludes
A four-day training on knit product quality improvement concluded on Thursday in Dhaka.

Pegasus Bangladesh in association with Association of Overseas Technical Scholarship organised the course.

 
Bush to propose sharp cut in budget growth
Under fire from conservatives over record budget deficits in an election year, President George W Bush will propose an effective freeze in the overall growth of government programmes not connected todefense
 
Weekly Currency Roundup
January 17-January 22, 2004

Local FX Market:

Dollar remained stable against Bangladeshi taka at the beginning of the week.

 
WTO chief sees enough time to complete trade talks
The head of the World Trade Organisation, Supachai Panitchpakdi, said Friday there was "more than enough time" to complete deadlocked global trade talks by their end-of-year deadline.
 
Thailand suspends chicken exports as bird flu confirmed
Thailand said Friday after weeks of denials that bird flu had infected humans and chickens in the kingdom, and called a complete halt to its billion-dollar poultry export business.
 
Bush to propose sharp cut in budget growth
Under fire from conservatives over record budget deficits in an election year, President George W Bush will propose an effective freeze in the overall growth of government programmes not connected todefense
 

 
   
 
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