Taiwan reports 6 imported cases from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Indonesia, US | Taiwan News | 2021/03/31

Taiwan reports 6 imported cases from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Indonesia, US | Taiwan News | 2021/03/31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (March 31) confirmed six COVID-19 infections imported from the U.S., Myanmar, Indonesia, Ethiopia, and Bangladesh. During a press conference on Wednesday, Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced six imported infections, raising the country’s total number to 1,030. The […]

Bangladesh: Daily demand of imported fruit at 1.7 million kg

Bangladesh: Daily demand of imported fruit at 1.7 million kg

Imported fruits are available everywhere now in Bangladesh. Every day on an average, around 1.68 million kilograms of exotic fruit is consumed in the nation, while import data  says the retail transactions are estimated at around Tk 270 million (€270,000). Imported fruit sales dominate the market during September-January, as the supply of local fruits drops […]

Daily demand of imported fruit reaches 1.7 million kg

Daily demand of imported fruit reaches 1.7 million kg

“Guava used to be imported from Thailand. As the market of locally produced guava expanded, Bangladesh stopped importing guava,” he says. Nine years ago, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) considered apples, oranges and pears as luxury items because of import. To discourage consumption of luxury items, Bangladesh government imposed duty and tax on fruit […]