- October 25, 2016
Finance Minister AMA Muhith at a pre-budget meeting on Sunday said the rate of VAT would be reduced from 15%
People in the hilly districts of Bandarban, Rangamati and Khagrachhari are moving away from the traditional jhum cultivation and engaging fruit and vegetable farming.
A total of of Tk2,723.61cr has been allocated for the completion of the projects.
Bangladesh has achieved a GDP growth of over 7% for second year in a row, a feat that no other country has been able to achieve – except for India.
‘Implementation should be smooth as there have been no hartals’
Govt’s plan to implement a flat 15% VAT rate will push up living cost
The finance minister and a business leader had a heated exchange over the new VAT law
The total interest payment expenditure is likely to rise by 29.82% compared to the revised budget
It states 10.6% industry growth is expected this year in tandem with domestic demand, with an increase to 10.7% in the coming fiscal.
The Polish side also showed interest to sign an MoU with Bangladesh for cooperation among the seaports of the two countries
The high-level round table discussion on “Road to 2030 – Strategic Priorities” was held at the DCCI office on Thursday
IMF forecast the GDP growth in a report of the World Economic Outlook (WEO) released on Tuesday
The current budget deficit is Tk106,680 crore, and it is estimated to increase to Tk129,010 crore in the new budget
Fiscal Coordination Council is also worried of alleged rise in capital flight
‘The next fiscal year’s GDP growth rate will be 7.4% while it is 7.2% in the current fiscal year.’
CPD emphasised reform in the financial sector, agriculture price regulation and public expenditure review.
South Asia could possibly gain from growing protectionism, says the World Bank
According to an AFP survey of 16 economic analysts, the gross domestic product expanded 6.8% in the first three months of this year
DAE estimated a demand of 850,000 tonne MOP in the country in the fiscal year 2017-18
A meeting of Fiscal Coordination Council and Budget Management Committee is due today which will set the target