Economy of Bangladesh Current Affairs, GK & News

CCEA approves extension of norms for mandatory packaging in Jute Materials

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved to expand the scope of mandatory packaging norms under Jute Packaging Material (JPM) Act, 1987. It has approved that 100% of the food grains and 20% of sugar shall be mandatorily packed in diversified jute bags. Initially 10% of indents of jute bags for packing foodgrains will ..

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Govt to shrink sensitive list to make SAFTA work, improve Pak ties

To improve relations with Pakistan, India is likely to cut the peak tariff rate to 5 % within three years. The Union Cabinet might allow a diminution in the sensitive list by 30% for Non-Least Developed Countries (NLDCs), under the Safta trade liberalisation programme. Categorization of nations under South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA): SAFTA ..

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SAFTA →Current Position & Issues

Discuss the role of SAFTA in regional trade cooperation. What are the issues & hurdles for its full Operationalisation? SAFTA refers to the “Agreement on South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA)”. This agreement was reached in 2004 in the 12th SAARC summit at Islamabad. The objective was to create a free trade area comprising Bangladesh, ..

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SAFTA →Role in Regional Trade Cooperation, Current Position & Issues

Discuss the role of SAFTA in regional trade cooperation. What are the issues & hurdles for its full Operationalisation? SAFTA refers to the “Agreement on South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA)”. This agreement was reached in 2004 in the 12th SAARC summit at Islamabad. The objective was to create a free trade area comprising Bangladesh, ..

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Notes : Indian Economy

1. Coal movement, remained single largest commodity moved by the railways constituting 42.4 per cent of the total freight moved by the end of 2008. 2. Handloom industry is the largest cottage industry providing maximum employment in Manipur. This industry has been flourishing since time immemorial. One of the special features of the industry is ..

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