Bangladesh’s cotton consumption will continue to grow in the near future because of higher shipment of garment items stemming from the US-China trade war and for higher demand for natural fibre by Western consumers, said a top official of Cotton USA, an association of American cotton growers and traders.
The French government has abandoned its goal of welcoming 100 million foreign visitors in 2020, blaming the impacts of months of anti-government protests and Britain’s looming exit from the EU, the finance ministry said Tuesday.
Bangladesh is on the cusp of digital revolution as both public and private sectors are increasingly embracing informational communication technologies and solutions, said a leading businessman in the sector.
The government sought financial support from the development partners to implement the ambitious Delta Plan that would need $37 billion by 2030 for ensuring food and water security and fighting disasters.
India announced an almost $8 billion plan on Wednesday to help loss-making state telecom providers Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd catch up with private competitors, including a merger of the two companies.
China will implement new regulations that aim to make it easier to do business from Jan. 1, 2020, China’s state planner said on Wednesday, amid increasing pressure on the world’s second largest economy.
Facing off against a plaintiff’s lawyer for the first time about Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder, the company’s Chief Executive Alex Gorsky earlier this month insisted that the company’s iconic brand was safe.
Beijing on Tuesday offered major Chinese and international soybean processors waivers that would exempt the companies from steep tariffs on imports of up to 10 million tonnes of US soybeans, according to two people briefed on the matter
The short supply of housing in the United States pushed prices up sharply in September, causing sales of existing homes to drop, according to new industry figures released Tuesday.
Quality training is needed to remove skills gaps in the private sector, said development partners, training providers and employers yesterday.