Brexit Yes - what will happen now?

On June 23, 2016 the United Kingdom (UK) voted for...

Whither multi-banking relationship?

Fifty-six scheduled banks are now operating in Bangladesh with 9,197...

Capital flight: An enduring conundrum

A renewed interest on capital flight has been triggered by...

Brexit, multilateral trade and Bangladesh

The United Kingdom's (UK) decision to quit the European Union,...

Questioning official statistics: Strengthening Bureau of Statistics

Questioning official statistics is a standard practice, especially for research...

Occupational shift of rural labour force

If one wants to delve into the dynamics of rural...

Tasks ahead for RMG industry

Growing for more than 30 years with extensive policy and...

Middle-income status and the proposed Budget for FY 2016-17

With a target of 7.2 per cent growth in Gross...

Studying Bangladesh\'s comparative advantages

The analysis of comparative advantage is important from the policy...

Impact of fiscal measures proposed for FY 2016-17 Budget

Finance Minister AMA Muhith placed the budget proposals for fiscal...

National Budget 2016-17: Appraisal of approaches

It is a good sign that public interest on the...

Budget 2016-17: No surprise except mega size

As a visible expansionary approach of the government, the Finance...

Budget 2016-17: Neo-liberal stance dominates

In line with his previous efforts, Finance Minister AMA Muhith...

LDCs\' 10 questions on rules of origin

Flexibility introduced in the rules of origin (ROO) by the...

Indian assembly elections 2016 - a postscript

Indians as well as many in Bangladesh have carefully watched...

Shady link of FDI with tax havens

Globally, tax havens and offshore jurisdictions are attracting huge amounts...

Demand for jute goods rising in international market

Once upon a time, jute was the golden fibre of...

Core principles for a proper fiscal policy

Along with higher growth and poverty reduction, Bangladesh has experienced...

US firms invest in China amid rising tensions

Apple and 28 other US enterprises have announced their decision...

Of Judgment on the 16th Amendment of the Constitution

Recently the Hon'ble High Court Division of the Supreme Court...

Brunei, a destination for Bangladeshi migrant workers

Less than half of the size of Sylhet division of...

Where the government should do the math carefully

The people who are egging the government on to borrow...

Discrimination in the name of corporate governance, due diligence, compliance

Few months back, one of the largest exporters in the...