E-commerce expands: Move to adopt binding global rules

Bangladesh, though still a least developed country (LDC), has already...

Tax reforms: More revenue with equity

The tax performance of Bangladesh fares rather poorly, relevant international...

Adequacy of fiscal policy - a critical challenge

Bangladesh has made tremendous development progress over the past several...

Formulating forward-looking trade policy in an era of global volatility

Global geo-politics is becoming increasingly volatile. No wonder, it is...

FTC exposes soft underbelly of global regulators

Are the global financial regulatory institutions and organisations doing enough...

Sovereign wealth fund - in tune with global trend

When the World Bank (WB) cancelled the US $2.0-billion loan...

Growth and employment

Economic growth and employment generation are considered to be inextricably...

Five challenges the emerging market policymakers face

The meeting of the Asia-Pacific Business Forum (APBF) held in...

Trump: The dark shadow of protectionism

Some people of Bangladesh are happy that Donald Trump has...

Corporate Culture: A barometer for selection of borrowers

It is the prime duty of a banker to select...

Trade in the time of rising protectionist sentiment

The growing sentiment against the free flow of  goods and...

Incentivising motorcycles in wrong way

The inefficient and inadequate public transport system of the country...

Gainless growth: Little reason to celebrate

The economic wellbeing of a country is usually measured, for...

Growth and employment outlook: A challenging time for the young

The global economy appears to be poised for very modest...

Trade growth reflects buoyancy

International trade of Bangladesh has passed another year of buoyancy...

What factors can help achieve SDGs?

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the set of seventeen Global...

Bangladesh in LDC status — an economic analysis

A TV journalist called a few weeks ago to say...

Need for performance well in controlling expenses and investment of life insurance fund

Excess management expense as per cent of allowable management expense...

Bracing for another round of gas price-hike

Energy experts say the additional amount of money that is...

Economic goals: Surpassing China!

Unlike the World Bank income classification, the United Nations (UN)...

Bangladesh inching towards paperless trade

Reducing the cost of trade by reducing time and money...

Expert urges EU to end surrogate country system as scheduled

"The WTO should abandon the surrogate country system used in...

Trade and income inequality

It has been widely recognised that over the last three...