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FE budget webinar calls for additional support to address poverty, inequality

The budget for the upcoming fiscal year (FY) should have...

Pakistan may seek aid from Bangladesh in 2030, former WB Adviser says

Highly praising Bangladesh’s economic growth and expressing concern over Pakistan’s...

Number of unapproved projects halved in next ADP

The government has incorporated nearly half the last fiscal's unapproved...

Government's net borrowing target likely at Tk 320 billion

The government is set to enhance, by over 50 per...

Dhaka receives higher amount of foreign aid during Covid months

The development partners released US$4.82 billion worth of assistance during...

Securities regulator, insurers to explore ways of covering risks

A move is underway to cover the risks associated with...

Experts suggest framing separate guideline for CMSMEs

Speakers at a programme on Sunday suggested framing a separate...

'Health, nothing else, should get priority in next budget'

Noted economists and health experts at a discussion on Sunday...

Corruption, bureaucracy impede growth of bilateral trade with US

Speakers at a discussion blamed corruption, weak infrastructure, and unfriendly...

Enhanced access to electricity important, says former BB governor

Ensuring access to electricity has been pivotal for the macroeconomic...

Fears of revenue shortfall push down government allocations

The government had to allocate Tk 414.49 billion less fund...

Hard times for money changers, thanks to Covid restriction

Money changers, who mostly trade in foreign currencies with individuals...

Mega projects, not Covid priority areas, secure more allocations

The government allocated one-fourth of the next year's development budget...

Bangladesh surpasses India on per capita income

Bangladesh, which outpaced India in many indices of economic or...

Trade deficit crosses $14b in nine months

Bangladesh’s trade deficit has widened by more than 20 per...

Remittance grows by 18.4pc in 2020

The inflow of remittance into Bangladesh grew by 18.4 per...

Corporate tax cut likely next fiscal year

Corporate taxpayers might see a cut in their tax rates...

Bangladesh govt to borrow Tk 55b more in May to meet budget deficit

The government has amended the auction calendar to borrow Tk...

Starting a business: Unlike Bangladesh's 19.5 days, OECD nations need 9.2

Starting a business in Bangladesh needs 19.5 days, whereas the...

Next budget may skip facility of legalising black money

Despite disclosure of a record amount of 'undeclared' funds during...

Less than 50pc ADP executed in July-April period

The government has implemented only 49 per cent of the...

Bangladesh government likely to finalise Tk 2.25tn development budget

The government is likely to approve a Tk 2.25 trillion...

Dhaka sees record $2.9b private investment pledge in 2020: World Bank

Bangladesh last year witnessed a record $2.9 billion investment commitment...