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The Financial Express

Policymakers urged to shun 'growth obsession’, address inequality instead

Speakers at a discussion on Thursday urged the government to...

‘Reference point’ for Dutch-Bangladesh investment collaboration launched  

A new study has identified a number of key areas...

Bangladesh's 90pc extreme poor families earn less than 1.0 dollar a day

As much as 90 per cent extreme-poor families have a...

Banks fail to disburse over 50pc of stimulus funds to small businesses

A full recovery of the economy from the coronavirus crisis...

Pandemic slows safety reforms in Bangladesh's ship-breaking industry

The coronavirus pandemic has slowed efforts to make safer the...

Janata Bank in US makes no headway in recovering stolen money

A subsidiary of the state-owned Janata Bank in New York,...

CPD stresses domestic resource mobilisation in eighth FYP

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has underscored the need...

Narayanganj-Munshiganj two-storey expressway gets ECNEC approval

The government will construct a two-storey expressway from Panchabati of...

Four export sectors to get $40m government grant to overcome infrastructural limits

The government will launch a new financial grant worth US$40...

ADB approves $50m to help microenterprises in Bangladesh

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 50-million US...

Banks to struggle with heavier burden of bad loans in 2021, beyond

Banks are going to face substantial pressure originating from an...

Job creation the top priority: Experts

Experts at a webinar on Saturday said policymakers should put...

Lending rate falls, interest on deposits may also decrease further: Bankers

The interest rate spread dropped slightly in October last as...

100 Bangladeshi products to get duty-free access to Bhutan

Some 100 Bangladeshi products would get duty-free access to the...

Shariah-compliant bonds may fetch Tk 80b for Bangladesh govt in Dec

The government is set to raise Tk 80 billion through...

Surplus in balance of payments exceeds $4.0b in July-October

The surplus in the balance of payments of Bangladesh has...

Ceilings for investing in savings instruments lowered

The government lowered the maximum investment ceilings of purchasing three...

Foreign-aided development budget unlikely to be cut

The government would not have to cut much from the...

Minister for probing banks' reluctance to disburse stimulus money

Planning minister MA Mannan has suggested that the central bank...

Exports back to positive trend in November

The country's merchandise shipments again showed positive trend with a...

Remitters' docs needn't be verified to disburse cash incentive for Tk half a million

The central bank has relaxed its regulations for receiving cash...

Govt to import 50,000 tonnes of parboiled rice from India

The government has approved a proposal to import 50,000 tonnes...

Govt to follow direct procurement method for vaccines

The government has decided to follow the direct procurement method...