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Salt mill owners demand ban on import of toxic sodium sulphate

Bangladesh Salt Mill Owners Association (BSMOA) on Monday urged the government to take immediate measures to protect the local salt industry.The association pointed the local industry is passing a critical time due to some initiatives taken by the Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC). Leaders of the association raised...

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Platinum Business Women Awards-2019

State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak (6th from right), High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das (7th from right), Additional Managing Director of City Bank Sheikh Mohammad Maroof, Editor and Publisher of Colours Zakaria Masud and its Adviser Editor Ziaul Karim seen among the winners of Colours...

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China to impose duties on stainless steel products

BEIJING, July 22 (Reuters): China said on Monday it will impose anti-dumping duties on some stainless steel products imported from the European Union, Japan, South Korea and Indonesia.Anti-dumping tariffs of 18.1 per cent to 103.1 per cent will be applied to stainless steel billets and hot-rolled stainless steel plates from...

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Oil prices jump after Iran seizes British tanker

LONDON, July 22 (Reuters): Oil prices rose sharply on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the energy-rich Gulf.Brent crude futures climbed $1.31, or 2.1 per cent, to $63.78 a barrel by 1040 GMT.West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures...

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Egypt’s Minister dissatisfied with British Airways flights suspension

CAIRO, July 22 (Al-Masry Al-Youm): Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation Younis al-Masry on Sunday expressed his dissatisfaction with the British Airways' decision to suspend its flights to Cairo for seven days, starting from Saturday.This came during a meeting at the ministry's headquarters with the British Ambassador to Cairo Geoffrey Adams,...

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