WB provides $50m to develop housing for slum dwellers

The World Bank has provided US$ 50 million to help...

'9.9 million new workforce by 2020'

About 9.9 million new workforce would be added to the...

Planning minister hopes 10pc growth by 2029

Planning Minister AHM Mostafa Kamal hopes Bangladesh will be able...

Remittances rise ahead of Eid festival

The country received nearly US$ 900 million in remittances in...

ADB to lend $50m for microenterprise development

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to lend US$50...

Fiscal incentives to rise in next fiscal year

Fiscal incentives to agriculture, export and jute goods will increase...

Net FDI drops by 4.20pc in July-April

Net inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) dropped by 4.20...

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...