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‘Transition of stimulus packages should be transparent’

World Bank Country Director Mercy Miyang Tembon has said the...

Growth rate may come down to 2.50pc: CPD

Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), a leading think-tank of the...

Health experts, economists for lockdown, curfew

Health experts and economists have urged the government to impose...

Chinese investment: Government picks 17 'priority' projects

The government has selected a total of 17 development projects...

BGBA seeks reduction of AIT to 5.0pc in next budget

Bangladesh Garment Buying House Association has demanded a reduction in...

10pc hike in ADP outlay for agri sector likely

Allocation for the agriculture sector is set to rise by...

Ministry prods SoBs over virus stimulus packages

The ministry of finance (MoF) has asked the state-owned banks...

Insurers hit hard by pandemic

The gross premium of 33 life insurance companies rose by...

Foreign currency reserve, annual remittance hit record

Expatriate Bangladeshis sent around $16.56 billion in remittance until June...

Import-export thru' Benapole halted since March 23

Import-export activities with India through the country's largest land-port Benapole...

Thousands of garment workers lose jobs

Thousands, mostly garment operatives, have lost their jobs in what...

IMF almost halves GDP growth rate

The International Monetary Fund or IMF has lowered GDP growth...

Private sector credit growth drops further

Private sector credit growth decelerated further in April due to...

Enforce 'hard' lockdown

Economic policy experts, private sector leaders and health professionals have...

Farmers incur Tk 565b loss on shutdown

The farmers incurred a loss worth Tk 565 billion during...

RMG factories may slash workforce from June: BGMEA chief

The readymade garments (RMG) factories can now use only half...

Govt so far announces $12.11b stimulus to combat COVID-19

The government has so far announced 19 stimulus packages worth...

Forex reserves cross $34 billion mark for first time

Bangladesh’s foreign exchange reserves have crossed US$34 billion mark for...

People urge govt to announce pro-poor budget

People who have been hit hard by the recent shutdown...

5.4pc inflation rate likely next fiscal

The government is likely to keep the average inflation rate...

Budget spending to go up by 11pc in FY '21

The appointment of additional number of doctors and nurses to...

RMG, footwear suffer most during pandemic

Garment, footwear and construction sectors have suffered the biggest economic...

Budget for FY 2021: Higher debt to drive up interest payment

With the government's bank and non-bank borrowing on a steep...