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Oil-fed power plants idling due to lower demand

The government has kept almost all oil-fired power plants shut...

Dhaka focussing on bilateral FTAs to face LDC graduation challenge

Commerce Secretary Dr. Md. Jafar Uddin, on Thursday, said Bangladesh...

2.6m new jobs a year difficult in post-pandemic Bangladesh: Economists

Creating as many as 11.33 million jobs during the 8th...

Sales of savings schemes more than triple

The net sale of state-run savings instruments more than tripled...

Extension of support package will bring RMG to next level, says BGMEA chief

After an 'unprecedented' year in 2020 riddled with scars of...

Survive, revive and then thrive, new DCCI President says on priorities

Bangladesh's economy will eke out "satisfactory" growth next year provided...

Bangladesh recovery to take three years, forecasts MCCI chief

Bangladesh would need at least three years to not just...

Planning Commission discourages execution of unimportant projects this fiscal year

The government pursued a cautious stance in 2020 while approving...

Private commercial banks mostly see profit fall

The operating profit of majority of the private commercial banks...

Experts emphasise accurate data for post-pandemic recovery

The recovery of the country's economy following the coronavirus crisis...

IFAD to provide $18m to rebuild microenterprises, support smallholders in Bangladesh

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide Bangladesh...

All borrowers can now enjoy loan moratorium, central bank clarifies

Borrowers who rescheduled their defaulted loans under the Bangladesh Bank's...

Vaccine rekindles hopes of Bangladesh economic recovery

Like most countries in the world, Bangladesh bids farewell to...

Forex reserve crosses $43b-mark

Bangladesh’s foreign exchange (forex) reserve crossed US$43 billion-mark for the...

Bangladesh’s economy to perform better next year, finance minister says

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday said Bangladesh’s economy...

Foreign trade scenario dismal though deficit narrows down by $2.1b in July-Nov

The country's trade deficit narrowed down by 30.77 per cent...

Corona-induced funding cushions public finance, contingency expenditure still cut by 50pc

The public finance went through a difficult phase between the...

Bangladesh may see decline in remittance inflow in 2021: RMMRU 

The country’s remittance earnings may fall next year as the...

NEC approves 8th FYP with a target of 8.51pc growth by FY'25

The government has endorsed the 8th five-year plan (FYP) with...

Bangladesh economy to become 28th largest in 2030

Bangladesh’s economy will be 28th largest in 2030 and 25th...

State-owned Krishi Bank seeks Tk 9.5b bailout

Troubled by huge capital shortfall, the Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB)...

BRICKS bank to help Bangladesh amass fund for development goals

Bangladesh had shown interest in joining the New Development Bank,...

BB making transition from LIBOR to alternative reference rate

The central bank on Tuesday issued a draft policy seeking...