GDP growth hits 7.86pc, exceeding expectations

Bangladesh economy has attained a stirring 7.86 per cent growth...

Imports witness 16pc growth in July

A whopping 274 per cent rise in fuel oil import...

BD needs assistance from IFC in bigger way: Muhith

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said Bangladesh needs...

Job creation, fiscal stability to be hurdles

Creating enough jobs, improving investment climate and ensuring financial stability...

Expert suggests Ctg port takeover by int'l operators

The management of the country's main sea port Chittagong should...

Urban pollution costs BD $6.5 billion every year: WB report

Bangladesh loses about $6.5 billion due to pollution and environmental...

LGED in a hurry to take up road projects

The government is in a hurry to get rural infrastructure...

Secondary trading of t-bills, bonds drop 62pc in Jan-Aug

Secondary trading of treasury bills and treasury bonds dropped sharply...

Islamic banks’ investment jumps by 17pc in FY18

Total investment by the country’s Islamic banking industry stood at...

Carbon tax can juice up BD GDP: WB

Bangladesh can boost its tax-GDP ratio by around 10 per...

WB lists barriers that make long-term finance scarce

The World Bank has identified five impediments to developing long-term...

Loan restructuring goes awry as borrowers violate terms

The special loan restructuring facility offered to some businesses on...

BKB to disburse Tk 2.02bn loans in Narsingdi

Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB) Narsingdi region has taken a plan...

Broader govt-pvt sector role vital for achieving SDGs

Broader collaboration between the government and the private sectors is...

BB fears inflationary pressure from pricey global commodities

The rate of 'expected inflation' is predicted to rise this...

BD’s per capita income to reach $16,000 by 2041: Azad

Principal Coordinator (SDG Affairs) of the Prime Minister's Office Abul...

Unrealised loan totals Tk 1.31t from 230,658 defaulters: Muhith

The number of loan defaulters in the country reached 230,658,...

Provisioning shortfall soars 18pc to Tk 79.90b in H1

Overall shortfall in provisioning against loans in the country's banking...

Most banks renege on promises despite availing benefits

The majority of the banks have not brought down the...

Tk 602.68b subsidies for agriculture in 9 yrs

The government has provided Tk 602.68 billion as subsidies for...

Land office earns Tk 4.59b as revenue in 9-yr

Land (Bhumi) offices across the country has earned Tk 4.59...

ECNEC approves Madrasha dev project of Tk 59.19b

The ECNEC has approved the Selected Madrasha Development Project with...

Bangladesh creating ultra-wealthy population

Bangladesh is creating fastest-growing ultra wealthy population over the past...