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Almost 6 kg gold seized at airport, 1 held

Customs intelligence seized almost 6 kg gold and held a passenger from Shahajalal International Airport in the capital early Sunday.   The arrestee Abdur Razzak, 48 came to Dhaka by Read More

4.66 kilogrammes weighing bars seized at Shahjalal International Airport

Customs intelligence seized 40 gold bars weighing 4.66 kilogrammes  at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka early Wednesday.   The gold bars were seized from a seat cover of Arab Read More

Bangladesh to gain duty facilities in more than 10,000 items

The Cabinet on Monday approved an offer for applauses of the Second Amendment to the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement, a preferential trade contact among the countries in the Asia-Pacific region, under which Bangladesh Read More

Excise tax not new but the rate been increased slightly

Referring his proposal to impose tax on bank deposits, Finance Minister AMA Muhith today said it has been elevated for several years and the tax rate will be increased slightly Read More

Bangladesh economy to increase 6.8% in 2017: World Bank

Bangladesh economy is hoped to increase by 6.8 percent in 2017, slightly falling from 7.1 percent the previous year, the World Bank has said in a report. The global lender, Read More

CIID starts gold confiscating of Apan Jewelers

The officials of Customs Intelligence have begun expropriating almost 495 kms of gold of Apan Jewelers as it flopped to show legal documents for the gold.   The process of Read More

New tax system will not impinge people

The new VAT( value added tax) system will not cause prices of goods to go up as a host of deductions and exemptions have been given in the new budget, Read More

Tk 281 billion allotted for Road Transport and Bridges Ministry

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Thursday presented the national budget for 2017-18 FY in the Jatiya Sangsad offering Taka 28,126 crore (281.26 billion ) for the Road Transport Read More

The rate will be 15 per cent: Muhith

Finance minister AMA on Saturday put away from his previous promise for reducing the proposed rate of value added tax in the upcoming national to be declared on June 1. Read More

We will cancel the land price system and market will determine it: Muhith

The government has decided to remove the existing land pricing system as it makes black money in the economy. At a pre-budget discussion with the Economic Reporters Forum, finance minister Read More