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US, China to resume trade talks ahead of G20 summit

US and China will resume trade talks ahead of a meeting between their leaders at a G20 summit next week, US President Donald Trump has said. Mr Trump said on Twitter he had a "very good" call with Chinese President...

The gold prices have been revised downward by Tk 100 per gram in the local market following a decline in the global rates. Each gram of 22-carat gold has now been fixed at Tk 4,300, down from Tk 4,400 set on Thursday last. And each gram of 21-carat and 18-carat gold will now be sold at Tk 4,100 and Tk 3,670 respectively. The new rates of the precious metal will come into effect today (Tuesday), according to a statement issued by the Bangladesh Jewellers' Samity (BAJUS) on Monday. "BAJUS has revised the gold prices considering a continuous fall in the price of the metal in the international market and the bullion in the local market," said the statement signed by...

Govt set to ink maiden coal import deal today

Indonesia's PT Bayan Resources is set to supply around 4.0 million tonnes of coal annually for generating electricity in the 1,320-megawatt (MW) coal-fired thermal power plant at Payra in Patuakhali for ten years. The Bangladesh-China Power Company Limited (BCPCL), the...