BD’s performance in World Bank policy assessment ‘average’

Bangladesh performed 'average' in the World Bank's (WB's) country policy...

IBFB for independent body to monitor budget implementation

  The International Business Forum of Bangladesh (IBFB) on Monday...

Imports up 15pc in ten months

Overall imports grew by over 15 per cent in the...

Revenue receipts likely to rise 22-25pc in FY 18: NBR

The tax revenue collection may record 22 to 25 per...

Pension payments to double next fiscal

The country's pension payment is expected to double in the...

Inadequate allocation for agriculture irks rights groups  

Rights groups have expressed their disappointment over ‘inadequate’ allocation for...

Parliament passes supplementary budget

The parliament has passed the supplementary budget of Tk 153.398...

Amend budget to make it job-focused

Speakers at a discussion on Sunday stressed the need for...

BB allows FCBs to remit shares of head office expenses

Foreign commercial banks (FCBs) operating in Bangladesh are allowed to...

PM seeks partnership among G7, vulnerable countries on blue economy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday sought partnership of G7 countries...

Pre-polls tension could weigh on economy: IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected a 7.0 per...

Land acquisition a new problem area for RHD

Money paid as compensation for acquiring private land now eats...

Monitor mega-projects strictly before polls: SANEM

A think-tank has called for strict monitoring of ongoing mega...

BD’s outbound investment more than triples

The outflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) from Bangladesh to...

Economic growth to fall short of target: IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has forecasted a slightly lower...

Tofail says the budget will help the poor also

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Saturday said the proposed budget...

FBCCI for stern action against loan defaulters

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI)...

BD needs to boost productive investment: IMF

Bangladesh will need to boost productive investment by addressing infrastructure...

CPD opposes corporate tax cut for banks, FIs

A think-tank has opposed the new budgetary proposal for slashing...

FICCI finds budget 'highly challenging'

The Foreign Investors' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has...

Continuation of tax-free threshold disappoints MCCI

Attaining the increased revenue target for the new fiscal will...

Muhith hopes to achieve budget targets

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said all targets...

'VAT proposal on online shopping a printing mistake'

The proposal to impose 5 per cent value added tax...