ADB provides $500m loan for 800MW power plant

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has provided US$500 million loan...

BIDA gets 11.89pc higher investment bids in FY 18

The amount involving the investment proposals with Bangladesh Investment Development...

WB loans get costlier, its terms too

Bangladesh will no longer eligible for concessional loan from the...

Malaysia eyes Myanmar labourers as alternative to Bangladeshis

Malaysian factories are hiring Myanmar labourers directly, without charging them...

Economists seem pitted against each other

Leading economists are divergent over the monetary policy stance of...

BB releases MPS aiming to spur growth, curb inflation

The central bank announced a new monetary policy statement (MPS)...

BFIU finds evidence of Tk 40b capital flight

A group of businesses is reported to have been involved...

Cooperation within South Asia very important for development: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Tuesday said cooperation within South...

Yield rates of long-term treasury bonds up in FY18

Average yield rates of the long-term treasury bonds (T-bonds) increase...

BB unveils growth-supportive monetary policy for H1

The central bank of Bangladesh on Tuesday unveiled a growth-supportive...

Muhith for timely submission of govt entities' audit reports

Finance Minister A M A Muhith has stressed the need...

BB unveils H1 monetary policy today

The central bank unveils its first-half (H1) yearly monetary policy...

BB to unveil H1 monetary policy Tuesday

Bangladesh Bank will unveil its monetary policy statement for the...

ECNEC approves nine projects worth Tk 75.39b

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

Top functionaries visit dev projects in Ctg

                                                               Abul Kalam Azad, Principal Coordinator for Sustainable Development...

Nominal wage growth drops slightly in FY18

Rate of wage increase in the country’s low paid skilled...

Inflation of clothing, footwear jumps by 4.80pc in FY18

Price inflation of clothing and footwear across the country jumped...

Ministries dragging their feet over tapping blue economy

The government's move to tap the blue economy has hardly...

Govt's non-tax revenue earnings on the slide

The government's non-tax revenue (NTR) earning, which mostly includes resources...

17pc remittance comes from Saudi Arabia in FY18

Bangladeshi expatriates living in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)...

WB mission in town to discuss $750m budgetary credit line

The World Bank (WB) has decided to provide US$ 750...

Minister asks DCs to promote domestic tourism

Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister AKM Shahjahan Kamal has directed...

BB sets Tk 218b farm credit target for FY’19

The central bank of Bangladesh has set an agriculture credit...