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BGMEA urges government to review some budget proposals

Hailing the proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2021-22,...

NBR pins VAT collection hope on premium cigarettes, telcos and EFDs

The revenue board has projected the collection of an additional...

Budget lacks proper assessment of COVID-19 impact, SANEM says

Executive Director of the South Asian Network for Economic Modeling...

CSOs term budget unjust, demand banking sector reform  

The principle of redistributive justice has not been followed in...

Vaccinate 60 to 70pc people promptly to boost economic recovery, Dr Atiur suggests

Eminent economist Dr Atiur Rahman has said the government should...

FBCCI supports money whitening for investment in productive sector

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI)...

Budget private sector-friendly, says BCI

Terming the proposed budget for the next fiscal year a...

Bangladesh's foreign aid dependency set to increase

Analysts have forecast increased reliance on foreign aid as the...

MCCI terms budget bold, forward-looking

Congratulating Finance Minister A H M Mustafa Kamal, the Metropolitan...

Minister Kamal bats for expansionary policy

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said the government is...

Allocation for agriculture 'enough', says Minister

Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque on Friday said enough allocation...

Retaining money whitening facility hinges on data availability, Kamal says

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal says the government at this...

Govt says budgetary allocation for healthcare, vaccination adequate

The government has sought to dispel concerns over the allocation...

Budget lacks innovative policy to tackle pandemic, CPD says

The Centre for Policy Dialogue says the government has overlooked...

'Tax reform elusive, export diversification ignored, job creation less prioritised'

Leading economists, analysts and professional forecasters have split over 'a...

Budget may help recovery, say business leaders

Leaders of trade bodies have termed the proposed budget as...

No more blanket coverage of legalising illicit money

The government has proposed no extension of the opportunity to...

Luxury items may be pricier, home appliances cheaper

The cost of imported mobile phones may go up as...

Traditional, yet business-friendly -- proposed budget bypasses pressing issues

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday placed in parliament...

Mirza Azizul says government will find it difficult to implement budget

The government will not be able to execute the budget...

Agro-based industries get 10-year tax exemption

Bangladesh has announced a 10-year tax exemption for six individual...

Prices of numerous goods likely to change under FY22 budget

The prices of many goods and products are likely to...

Govt allocates Tk 5.87b for cultural affairs

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal proposed allocating Tk 5.87 billion...