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The Financial Express

Poor project execution prompts soul-searching

The Planning Commission (PC) has taken a tough stance against...

Govt appoints Ahmed Jamal as central bank director

The government has appointed Bangladesh Bank (BB) deputy governor Ahmed...

Costs of mega projects escalate; RHD demands higher funds

The Roads and Highways Department (RHD) has sought 10 per...

Trade and Tariff Commission proposes withdrawal of VAT on cooking oil production, trading

Amid the skyrocketing prices of edible oils in the local...

Karnaphuli tunnel to be ready for vehicular movement by next year

The 3.32-kilometre long tunnel under the Karnaphuli River in Chattogram...

Interest spread up slightly; Banks' excess liquidity all-time high at Tk 2.0tn

The interest rate spread increased slightly in November 2020, as...

Tk 10b refinance scheme set up for tech upgrading of export units

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has formed a Tk10 billion refinancing scheme...

Agriculture minister hopeful of achieving 50pc irrigation efficiency by 2030

Agriculture Minister Abdur Razzaque on Sunday said the irrigation efficiency...

Govt rolls out new stimulus worth Tk 27.0b for small businesses

The government has announced two more stimulus packages worth Tk...

IsDB lends $47m to supplement stimulus packages for SMEs

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has come forward with a...

Apparel sector needs collaboration among stakeholders for recovery, experts say

A collaborative approach among governments, brands and suppliers will be...

Poor project implementation may lead to cutting development budget

The annual development programme (ADP) is likely to be revised...

Only 24pc of development budget spent in first half

The government agencies executed only 24 per cent of the...

Bangladesh Bank further eases import payment

The central bank has extended the upfront import payment regime,...

Stimulus-induced liquidity may create inflationary pressure

The policy relaxations by Bangladesh Bank and low-cost refinancing lines...

Bank depositors in distress as real rate of returns recedes

The real rate of return on deposits in the money...

Economy may attain 7.40pc growth if second wave doesn’t cause downturn: BB policy review

Bangladesh economy may reach the annual growth target of 7.40...

BB unveils monetary policy review after six years

Bangladesh Bank has released monetary policy review after six years,...

Bangladesh seeks five years to prepare for graduation to developing nation

Bangladesh has sought the facilities reserved for the least developed...

Bangladesh makes strong case for leaving the poor's club

The government on Tuesday presented the macroeconomic and socioeconomic progresses...

China top investor in Bangladesh's economic zones

China is top foreign investor in the country's economic zones...

Dhaka to seek revision of terms of Indian LoCs

Bangladesh would seek revision of the deals involving the Indian...

Economists' policymaking role shrinks

Country's leading economists have expressed concern over the gradually lessening...