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Sumitomo gets order for aviation security equipment

Sumitomo Corporation (head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Kuniharu Nakamura), together with NEC Corporation (‘NEC’; head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Nobuhiro Endo), NEC Networks & System Integration Corporation (‘NEC Networks & SI’; head office: Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo; President: Masao Wada), Morita Corporation (‘Morita’; head office: Sanda, Hyogo Prefecture; President and Representative Director: Kazumi Ogata), and SANWA COMSYS Engineering Corporation (‘SANWA COMSYS Engineering’; head office: Suginami-ku, Tokyo; biman-300

LafargeHolcim to increase limestone production

LafargeHolcim plans to increase production of limestone from its Nongtrai mines in Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills district, Bangladesh, from two to five million tonnes per year. The company also plans to export limestone. The company has received notice from the Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board for a Lafargepublic hearing on the expansion plan at Nontrai for excavation of limestone. In 2009, the company had applied to Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change for environmental clearance, says a report. Meghalaya-based Lafarge Umia...

Antidumping probe on jute goods from BD in India

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After finding sufficient “prima facie” evidence of dumping of jute products, India has started a probe to ascertain if an anti-dumping duty can be imposed on such imports from Bangladesh and Nepal to save the domestic industry. The Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) has launched the investigation into imports from the two neighbouring countries on the request of Indian Jute Mills Association (IJMA). The association has filed an application “for initiation of anti-dumping investigation and jute goodsimposition of anti-du...

HTC releases six smartphones in BD market debut

Taiwan’s HTC has entered the Bangladesh market for the first time, launching a flagship smartphone and five mid-tier Desire models in a country where local brands hold the biggest market share. The six HTC phones, namely the One M8 Eye, Desire 820s, Desire 626G+, Desire 620G, Desire 526G+ and Desire 326G, will become available in the South Asian nation this week via HTC’s HTCnew distributor Next Nine Corp (NXT9). The prices of the phones range from 11,490-38,990 Bangladesh taka (US$148-$503). “We are pleased to launch our smartphones in the Bangladesh mark...

Tata ‘ULTRA’ range trucks launched in Bangladesh

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Tata Motors, the largest automobile manufacturer in India, on Wednesday launched its next-generation range of ‘Ultra’ commercial vehicles in Bangladesh. The ‘Ultra’ range of trucks ranges from 7 to 16 tonnes in payload capacity and engine size from 120 hp to 170 hp. In Bangladesh, Tata Motors has launched the ULTRA 812 and ULTRA 912 in tata motorsthe Cargo segment. The driveline of the ULTRA 812 & 912 launched today, has the TATA 497 TCIC engine, with an output of 125 HP, a new-generation transmission with aluminum casing - the G-550 overdri...

Onion prices shoot up in Pakistan

Pakistan is poised to fetch higher export orders for onion this year after India, its competitor, and Bangladesh returned to the international markets to overcome local shortage in supplies, traders have said. “Pakistan has registered an increase in demand from the overseas markets in the last couple of weeks…India has recently started importing onion from Pakistan via the Wagah border,” said Haji Shahjahan, an exporter. onion“Total export of the country would remain steady at 450,000 to 500,000 ton this year, which is similar to the previous year,” he e...
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