ECNEC approves 39 projects involving Tk 866.87 billion

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

Policy Dialogue on Unpaid Care Work: Election Manifesto Perspective Nov 5

ActionAid Bangladesh (AAB) and Dhaka University Debating Society (DUDS) will...

ECNEC likely to endorse 25 projects tomorrow

The government is likely to approve nearly 25 development projects...

Private credit growth inches lower in Sept

Private sector credit growth fell slightly in September due to...

BB relaxes rules on forex forward buy-sale

The central bank has relaxed regulations on forward sale and...

Bangladesh 176th among 190 nations in ease of doing business

Bangladesh has moved one notch up in the World Bank’s...

Marginalised char people need comprehensive national policy: Atiur

Political parties should include a comprehensive national policy in their...

External debts up by 141pc in two years

The volume of Bangladesh's external debts surged by 141 per...

BB issues new guidelines for credit risk management

Bangladesh Bank has issued a set of guidelines for credit...

Infrastructure, HR major hurdles to desired growth

Inadequate infrastructure, energy insecurity and traffic mismanagement have been identified...

Look beyond banks to finance infrastructure

Bangladesh needs to develop alternative sources of financing including bonds...

Transport strike disrupts economic activities, communications

Transport strike disrupted communications across the country on Sunday, taking...

Muhith rules out economic fallout

Finance minister AMA Muhith said on Sunday it is a...

Govt may double allowance for Extra Deptt staff

The government is considering increasing the monthly allowance for the...

Savers face dearth of govt savings tools

Supply shortage of different types of state-run savings certificates in...

Reforming direct taxation remains missing agenda

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has launched reforms since...

World Bank okays $425m to improve rural bridges in Bangladesh

The World Bank on Friday approved $425 million to improve...

NBR move to overhaul taxation regime falters

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has initiated a plethora...

ADB to give $110m loan for urban health services

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has provided additional loan of...

WB to give $240m for improving coastal, marine fisheries  

The World Bank (WB) is set to lend $240 million...

Economists moot new poverty benchmark

Senior economist Prof Wahiduddin Mahmud has suggested the government change...

Bangladesh now 39th most valuable nation brand

Bangladesh has moved up by five notches this year and...

Move to restore navigability of 100 major rivers

The government plans to procure some 35 dredgers involving Taka...