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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...

Tea prices fall for 6th week on ample supply

Tea prices in Bangladesh fell for a sixth straight week at the weekly auction on Tuesday as increased volumes, the highest of the season so far, put a lid on prices. Bangladeshi tea fetched an average 187.25 taka ($2.5) per kg at the 16th auction of the current marketing season, down from 190.29 taka at the previous week’s sale, an executive with National Brokers said. tea cupThe latest offering was the largest of the season so far, capping prices and sales, the executive said. About 2.1 million kg were offered at the sole auction centr...

Tea prices slip amid ample supply

Tea prices in Bangladesh fell for a second straight session at the weekly auction on Tuesday as the volumes offered were the highest for the season so far, but strong demand for quality leaf capped the slide and sales rose. Bangladeshi tea fetched an average 198.80 taka ($2.5) per kg at the auction, the twelfth of the new marketing season, compared with 198.97 taka at the previous sale on July 14, an executive with National Brokers said. teaThere was strong demand for quality tea that limited the fall and sales also rose, although the latest offering was the l...

Tea prices snap 2-week run of gains

Tea prices in Bangladesh edged down at the weekly auction on Tuesday, snapping a two-week run of gains, on higher supplies and tepid demand from local buyers ahead of the Muslim festival, brokers said. Bangladeshi tea fetched an average 198.97 taka ($2.5) per kg at the auction, the 11th of the new marketing season, compared with 199.33 taka at the previous sale, an executive with National Brokers said. tea“There was less demand from local buyers ahead of the Eid holidays,” he said referring to the Eid al-Fitr celebrations, due on Saturday on sightin...

Medical Device Market: Bangladesh 2015

Bangladesh remains one of the poorest countries in the world. Poverty is widespread throughout and GDP is extremely low, despite it being the eighth most populous country on earth. Frequent large scale flooding also remains a constant threat. Government funding is low and the country continues to rely on international aid. An unstable political environment tarnished by corruption has made healthcare reform somewhat of an afterthought. medical marketThere is a marked disparity in the standard of healthcare between rural and urban areas. ...