Annual poverty reduction rate should reach 2.0pc: Muhith

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said the annual...

'Poverty rate to come down to 10pc in next five years'

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said poverty rate...

BB relaxes rules for intra-firm forex loans

The central bank has relaxed regulations for local industries in...

BD to push for connectivity, trade deals with Russia

Bangladesh will press for establishing direct connectivity and trade arrangements...

'Concentration on Dhaka hurting growth'

Excessive concentration of population and economic activities in Dhaka is...

BIMSTEC FTA: Dhaka differs with Delhi over rules of origin

Bangladesh has largely differed with India's proposal for the value...

Bangladesh maintains steady progress in tackling hunger: GHI

The country has maintained a steady progress in tackling hunger...

BERC not to raise gas prices now

Considering the present situation, Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has...

FDI inflow rises in BD amid global fall in Jan-Jun

The inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) globally declined sharply...

BB relaxes terms on holding foreign loan collaterals

The commercial banks are now allowed to hold collaterals on...

July-Aug trade gap reaches $2.11b

Bangladesh's trade deficit crossed US$ 2.0 billion in the first...

Saudi Arabia deports over 500 BD migrants in 15 days

Bangladeshi workers have kept returning from Saudi Arabia in an...

LDC graduation: Project to devise strategy for 'smooth transition'

Amid concerns over possible impacts of losing LDC benefits, the...

IMF official anxious about loan defaults: Muhith

Expressing satisfaction over the Bangladesh economy, Deputy Managing Director of...

Quarterly ADP execution rate hits three-year low

The implementation rate of Annual Development Programme (ADP) hit a...

ECNEC nods 17 projects involving Tk 142 billion

The government is set to spend Tk 142 billion on...

Tax from biggies falls Tk 3.0b short of target in Q1

Tax collection by the National Board of Revenue (NBR) from...

Move to set up urea fertiliser factory in Narsingdi

A granular urea fertiliser factory will be established at Ghorashal...

Inflation rate drops slightly in September

The point-to-point inflation rate in September dropped to 5.43 per...

ECNEC approves 20 development projects

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on...

Bangladesh ‘least committed’ to cut rich-poor gap: Oxfam

Bangladesh is one of the least committed countries in the...

IMF forecasts 7.1pc growth for BD in 2019

The growth domestic product (GDP) of Bangladesh is expected to...

BB issues revised risk mgt guidelines for banks

The central bank has issued revised risk management guidelines for...