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Zero duty may impact Indian exports to Bangladesh

A report by Indian think-tank CUTS International (Consumer Unity & Trust Society) has warned India about the possible impact of the proposed Bangladesh-Japan Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on its trade with Bangladesh.The report -- a quarterly analysis by CUTS Dossier on Preferential Trade Agreements and India released two days ago...

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Levi's opens first store in Bangladesh

Levi's, an iconic denim lifestyle brand, has opened its first store in Bangladesh. Located at Banani Road in Dhaka, the Levi's store boasts an elevated brand and shopping experience as well as a diverse product assortment that is catered to the local consumer, says a press release.As Levi's continues its...

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Banks told to anticipate risks from using AI

LONDON, Apr 21 (Reuters): Banks must anticipate risks from using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in their operations as part of their day-to-day governance, a top global banking regulator said last week.There are unanswered questions on whether the use of AI or ML in banking is a net...

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NRBC BANK OPENS AGARPUR SUB-BRANCH

NRBC Bank has opened a Sub-Branch at Agarpur in Babuganj, Barishal, on Sunday. Golam Kibria Tipu, a Member of Parliament, inaugurated the Sub-branch as the chief guest while Golam Awlia, Managing Director of NRBC Bank, chaired the event.

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SOCIAL ISLAMI BANK TRAINING COURSE BEGINS

Social Islami Bank launched a three-week foundation training course in banking at the bank's head office on Sunday. Zafar Alam, Managing Director and CEO, inaugurated the training programme as the chief guest. Md Shafiqul Islam, Principal of the Training Institute, along with senior officials of Head Office was also present....

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High US deficits fuelling growth, higher interest rates

WASHINGTON, Apr 21 (Reuters): The United States needs to raise revenues to bring down high budget deficits even though they are helping to fuel global growth by stoking domestic US demand, International Monetary Fund First Deputy Managing Director Gita Gopinath said on Saturday.Gopinath told a fiscal forum at the IMF...

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IMF revises down Mideast growth outlook on war, trade disruptions

DUBAI, April 21 (Reuters): The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday Middle East economies would grow at a slower pace this year than it previously projected as the war in Gaza, attacks on Red Sea shipping and lower oil output add to existing challenges of high debt and borrowing costs.The...

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