BDT depreciation set to fuel external debt stocks

The local currency's depreciation against dollar is set to raise...

Padma bridge may miss deadline

Slightly over two-fifths of physical work of the Padma bridge...

Outbound jobs drop by 24 per cent

The country's overseas employment dropped by more than 24 per...

Ratio of BD's black economy slipping, says IMF paper

The ratio of the shadow economy in Bangladesh in terms...

$350m ADB assistance for Rohingya rehabilitation, education, power

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide US$350 million assistance...

India's rural-urban mobile ownership gap is worse than Bangladesh

India has nearly one billion phone users and yet there...

‘$44b export target set for FY19’

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Wednesday said the government has...

Bangladesh sending caregivers to Japan

Bangladesh is going to send caregivers to Japan for the...

‘No changes’ to yield rates of savings tools before next election

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has ruled out the possibility of...

Country in the grip of ‘twin deficits’

Fiscal deficits in developing economies including Bangladesh have direct impact...

Govt to acquire 500 acres more land for Araihazar Economic Zone

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

11 development projects get ECNEC nod

The government on Tuesday approved 11 development projects including the...

Inflation dips slightly in July

The point-to-point inflation rate dropped by 0.03 percentage point in...

BB to release new notes from August 13

Bangladesh Bank (BB) will release new currency notes for Taka...

Inward remittances may cross $17 billion this fiscal: BB

The central bank expects the overall inward remittance to cross...

'Recapitalising state banks poses biggest downside risk to economy'

A leading chamber was critical on Monday of recpitalising the...

BR west zone earns Tk 5.9645b revenue in 2017-18 FY

The West Zone of Bangladesh Railway has earned revenue worth...

Govt to invest Tk 9.26b to ensure food, nutrition security for rural people

The government along with the assistance from the International Fund...

BB reports 18pc increase in remittance in July

Bangladeshi expatriates sent home US $1,316.93 million remittance in the...

Internal audit dept to help recover loan: Study

Each bank has to establish a separate internal audit (IA)...

Interest rate drops to single digit from Aug 9: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said the interest rate in...

Investment proposals witness 11.89pc rise in FY18

The investment proposals from both local and foreign entrepreneurs increased...

ADB provides $500m loan for 800MW power plant

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