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Economic News

India launches national tax amid business doubts

NEW DELHI, July 1, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The Indian government on Saturday launched its biggest fiscal reform ever, promising a stronger economy and less corruption, but many ...More...

Indian opposition to boycott tax launch

NEW DELHI, June 30, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Indian opposition parties vowed Friday to boycott the launch of a new new national tax, adding to the strain ahead of the country's ...More...

Thailand's NESDB approves Thailand-China rail project

BANGKOK, June 30, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - Thailand's National Economic and Social Development Board, an advisory body to Thai cabinet, has approved the first phase of the Tha...More...

China factory activity picks up but analysts warn on growth

BEIJING, June 30, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - An indicator of Chinese manufacturing activity beat forecasts in June but analysts warned that Friday's surprising result belied a slow...More...

DCCI hails government for lowering excise duty on bank deposits

DHAKA, June 29, 2017 (BSS)-Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) has thanked the government of passing the 'Finance Bill 2017' with slashing the rates of excise duty on bank accounts and de...More...

Stocks pass FY 17 with upward trend

DHAKA, June 29, 2017 (BSS)-Stocks on the country's prime bourse continued to maintain upward trend on Thursday, the last trading session of the fiscal year 2016-17, with strong participation of inve...More...