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The Financial Express

Bond sales losing steam

Bangladesh's bond market is under-performing as sales of major such...

Outward FDI from Bangladesh turns negative

Outward foreign direct investment (FDI) from Bangladesh to other countries...

Bangladesh must ensure periodic review, suggest experts

Speakers during a virtual consultation have suggested that Bangladesh should...

New taxpayers to get Tk 2,000 discount on first online return submission

The new taxpayers will enjoy a Tk 2,000 discount for...

Current account returns to surplus in July

The country's current account balance registered a surplus of approximately...

Remittance incentive allowed from Jul'19

Bangladesh Bank (BB) on Thursday said that expatriate workers serving...

ADB approves $50m loans to fund, implement PPP infrastructure projects in Bangladesh

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday confirmed US$50 million...

Govt counts on Tk 1.03t stimulus packages to offset COVID-19 shock

The government is relying on its declared Tk 1.03 trillion...

New method to fix green financing rate

The central bank on Wednesday introduced a new computation methodology...

Govt's vision-2041 eyes big jump in investment

The government has set a target of raising the gross...

NBR expects big rise in corporate tax revenue

The tax authorities are hopeful about a substantial increase in...

FM says GCA to be milestone for int'l partnership

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said the...

PPP Office to trim non-viable projects

Public-Private Partnership Authority (PPPA) is going to cut its projects...

Vision paper scales back growth target

The government has shifted from its earlier stance of achieving...

Bangladesh revises eligibility for investment in WEBs

The central bank has revised the eligibility for purchasing wage-earner...

Sales of govt savings tools nosedive in July

After a sudden increase in June, net sales of the...

Tax, stock performance not compatible with economic growth

The government is trying to address two big contradictions in...

Private banks to be given treasury responsibilities

The government is set to allow all banks to carry...

Budget implementation: Ministries asked to submit plans by Sept 07

The government has asked its ministries/divisions to submit their budget...

State banks cheer as SoEs'outstanding loans fall slightly

The outstanding and classified loans of state-owned enterprises (SoEs) to...

Modern slavery risks surge in Asia manufacturing hubs

The risk of modern slavery in Asian manufacturing hubs has...

Experts push for attaching priority to 4IR in industrial policy

Speakers at a virtual discussion on Thursday suggested incorporating the...

Exports turn the corner

The country's merchandise shipments during the first two months of...