BD contributes 0.16pc of WTO budget

Bangladesh has contributed meagre 0.16 per cent of the annual...

Nepal to host BIMSTEC summit on Aug 30, 31

Kathmandu: Nepali Minister of Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali Friday...

450 workers mainly from BD, India stranded in Bahrain

Around 450 workers from multiple construction companies in Bahrain have...

Japan confirms $1.83b in aid under 39th ODA package

Japan confirmed US$ 1.83 billion (Tk 153.26 billion) in loan...

Public investment returns belie expectations

The government's growing public expenditure has failed to yield expected...

Banks’ Apr excess liquidity rises 11pc for CRR cut

The overall excess liquidity with the banks increased by nearly...

Actual inflow of concessional loans keeps sliding

The inflow of concessional loans for financing the national budget...

Budget execution rate falling for 'lack of govt capacity'

The government should concentrate more on the implementation of the...

Everything in taxation should go online: PwC

The government needs to strengthen its online tax monitoring to...

BD’s performance in World Bank policy assessment ‘average’

Bangladesh performed 'average' in the World Bank's (WB's) country policy...

IBFB for independent body to monitor budget implementation

  The International Business Forum of Bangladesh (IBFB) on Monday...

Imports up 15pc in ten months

Overall imports grew by over 15 per cent in the...

Revenue receipts likely to rise 22-25pc in FY 18: NBR

The tax revenue collection may record 22 to 25 per...

Pension payments to double next fiscal

The country's pension payment is expected to double in the...

Inadequate allocation for agriculture irks rights groups  

Rights groups have expressed their disappointment over ‘inadequate’ allocation for...

Parliament passes supplementary budget

The parliament has passed the supplementary budget of Tk 153.398...

Amend budget to make it job-focused

Speakers at a discussion on Sunday stressed the need for...

BB allows FCBs to remit shares of head office expenses

Foreign commercial banks (FCBs) operating in Bangladesh are allowed to...

PM seeks partnership among G7, vulnerable countries on blue economy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday sought partnership of G7 countries...

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...