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Will the new VAT rate lead to large price increase?

A major concern with indirect tax reform (e.g., VAT and...

Overcoming the low tax trap

Bangladesh is set to introduce the new value-added tax (VAT)...

Trade deficit: What is it all about?

There is a general perception that a trade deficit or,...

Why Nazrul stands out in a Bengali milieu, in style

The 118th birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam was observed yesterday,...

The White House under seize

The day President Donald Trump moved into the White House...

Transforming agriculture for inclusive growth

While attending the Gusi Peace Prize award at the Manila...

The imperative for national statistical agency

By all accounts Bangladesh has done very well in increasing...

BCIM-EC in hibernation while Gwador deep sea port nearing completion

The Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Forum for Regional Cooperation (BCIM) Economic Corridor (BCIM-EC)...

World Metrology Day: Measurements for transports

World Metrology Day has become an annual celebration since the...

Accreditation in achieving SDGs

Accreditation is an attestation of the competence and impartiality of...

WannaCry - The cyberattack rocking the globe

It could very well have been a blockbuster Hollywood movie...

Improving standard of banking practice

In our banking industry, directors are elected on the basis...

What banks need most from their directors

It is learnt from newspapers that the government is going...

New challenges to democracy

Essentially in any form of governance, consequential decision of public...

Sigh of relief as sanity prevails in France

At 39, Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, a former banker and...

Implementing new VAT Law—Govt should stay the course

The new VAT law "The VAT and Supplementary Duty Act...

Talk of the town: Capital flight from Bangladesh

In its latest Annual Report, Global Financial Integrity (GFI), a...

Jerusalem—the magnificent holy city

We proceeded toward Jerusalem from Mecca on April 22. We...

Cox\'s Bazar: Harnessing the potential of marnine drive

The Cox's Bazar Beach appears to be set for a...

Has VAT the potential to contribute to improved governance?

As opposed to a retail sales tax where the tax...

Revenue raising potential of VAT

There is a notion that the VAT is hidden in...

Asia\'s economy enters into shifting phase

Progress of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is widely linked...

China\'s Belt and Road Initiative triggers global interest

Chinese President Xi Jinping's brainchild known as the 'Belt and...