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...

Budget lacks clarity about source of fund: CPD

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) says the proposed budget...

Budgetary deficit to soar by 12pc

The overall budget deficit is set to widen by nearly...

Actual budget size shrinks

The rate of budget implementation in the country has been...

Businesses express mixed reactions

The country's trade body leaders expressed mixed reactions on Thursday...

Economists term the budget 'expansionary'

Prominent economists of the country have termed the latest budget...

Interest, subsidy to eat up almost 30pc of revenue budget

Interest payment and subsidy will eat up almost 30 per...

A benign and routine budget

As expected, Finance Minister AMA Muhith, on Thursday, in keeping...

5.0pc VAT on app-based ride-sharing services

The government has slapped a five per cent VAT on...

Inflation target 5.6pc

The government has forecasted the inflation rate at a comfortable...

Govt eyes 10m registered taxpayers by FY23

Bangladesh aims to raise the number of registered taxpayers to...