Bangladesh black money in Swiss banks--a reality check

The Zurich-based Swiss National Bank (SNB) recently published the data...

Impact of corruption in the financial market of Bangladesh

Black money has been dominating the economies of South Asia...

Fighting the battle on health front

Poverty and ill-health are the two sides of a coin...

Love for avian friends

Does a bird ever comes calling you? Most probably not....

Export setback calls for trade policy review

Earnings from the country's exports suffered a big setback in...

Seizing booming global trade in electronics

Bangladesh did not have a thriving electronics industry decades ago....

Graduates, jobs, taxes and debt

The proposed FY 18 Budget will increase tax burden on...

Drivers of economic growth in South Asian

In recent years, South Asia has become the fastest growing...

The new VAT regime: An appraisal

The Bangladesh budget, 2017-18 has set a uniform rate of...

Middle East turmoil takes new turn

The Middle East has been burning for the last six...

Life as it goes on in Dhaka city

Hussain Imam Lying in the lower recess of the Ganges...

Should China be ejected from the SDR?

Last week, the Chinese government tightened its grip on the...

What is behind the \"Fake News\"?

People all around the world are overwhelmed with "Fake News"...

LFS raises many questions

The country has already entered the territory of 7-plus annual...

Has Bangladesh entered a period of jobless growth?

The much-awaited results of the Labour Force Survey (LFS) of...

The VAT debate: More heat than light

The discussions on the upcoming budget continue to be bogged...

Are we bracing for a \'protection shock\'?

This is truly the eleventh hour. The i's have been...

Bangla-India trade: NTBs more stringent than tariff barriers?

Since the signing of the South Asian Free Trade Agreement...

How a responsible govt. should behave

Whenever I am required to do an introductory lecture on...

FY18 budget: An exercise in aggressive revenue collection

There will be a higher tax burden on the people...

Iran forges ahead despite Trump\'s ultimatum

Iran's ties with the European Union (EU) have clearly reached...

Tax policy reform should be country-specific

The VAT rates in 19 Asian nations vary from the...

Depreciation and inflation

The exporters of the country, especially ready-made garments exporters, have...