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Bangladesh to seek higher aid flow from WB

Bangladesh will request for extended support from the World Bank...

Central bank to release new taka 50 notes

Bangladesh Bank (BB) will release new Taka 50 notes on...

ECNEC approves cost revision of HSIA extension project

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has...

President calls for mutual cooperation for SDGs implementation

Noting that the financing gap is the main challenge for...

$540m ADB funding for human resource development

Asian Development Bank (ADB) would provide US$540 million as concessional...

Inflation reaches 6.05pc in November

The general point-to-point inflation rate reached 6.05 percentage point in...

BD’s economic growth hits record 8.15pc in FY19

The economy of Bangladesh grew by a record 8.15 per...

Trade deficit ups slightly in July-October

Country’s merchandise trade deficit with the rest of the world...

NBR opens 03 more LC stations for trade with Nepal, Bhutan

The revenue board has opened three more customs ports for...

BB body explores options to cut lending rate

The Bangladesh Bank (BB)'s high-powered committee is trying to explore...

Remittance inflow increases by 22.67pc in 5 months

Expatriate Bangladeshis sent US$7,714.19 million remittances in the first five...

BD slips 15 notches in global e-commerce index

Bangladesh has ranked 103rd out of 152 countries in the...

'Eligible e-TIN holders must submit income tax return'

Eligible electronic taxpayer identification number (e-TIN) holders would be forced...

'Bangladesh becomes self-sufficient in fish production'

Bangladesh has attained self-sufficiency in fish production as the country’s...

Q1 budget deficit soars

The budget deficit during the July-September period last increased by...

Move to revamp BD missions abroad to spur export earnings

The government wants to rejuvenate its foreign missions abroad across...

Import taxes on seeds of spices go

Importers have been exempted from payment of all import taxes...

‘Businesses hampered as private banks yet to reduce lending rates’

No private bank has reduced the lending rates to single...

Export earnings fall again

The country's export earnings continued the negative trend as merchandise...

Govt likely to cut foreign aid allotment in RADP

The government is likely to slash foreign aid allocation in...

BB relaxes rules on repaying buyer's credit by importers

The central bank has relaxed regulations on short-term buyer's and...

NBR revenue falls 24pc short of July-Oct target

The first four months of the current fiscal year saw...

Kamal for sector-wise, demand-based financing

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday underscored the need...