- June 23, 2017
Currently, the country’s export earnings are highly dependent on RMG products, which account for over 82% of the earnings
Bangladesh’s current fiscal year is set to end on Friday. As of July-May of FY’17, Bangladesh earned $31.79 billion against the target of $37 billion. Dhaka Tribune’s Ibrahim Hossain Ovi talked to stakeholders to learn why export earnings fell short of target
Hotel owners are not satisfied with whatever early bookings they have got so far, as many rooms are still falling vacant
Reinvested earnings have accounted for a large share of FDI received last year, indicating that Bangladesh is not getting new investments according to its potential
Bangladesh is working hard to improve its ranking in the World Bank Ease of Doing Business index by ensuring one-stop services to lure foreign investment, Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) Executive Chairman Kazi M Aminul Islam told the Dhaka Tribune’s Shariful Islam in an exclusive interview
Where is the line between poverty and inequality?
ICT sector received allocation of Tk4,688 crore in the Fiscal Year 2013-14 while the emerging sector got Tk6,107 crore in FY’15
Shameem sat with the Dhaka Tribune’s Ibrahim Hossain Ovi in an exclusive interview recently to give his insight on how to boost the sector.
The slow rate of growth highlighted by the EPB figures is due weaker demand in the RMG sector – the lifeline of Bangladesh’s economy in terms of export earnings
The proposed budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year allocates Tk3,974 crore to the ICT Division, almost double from the last fiscal year budget amount of Tk1,819 crore
Economic development comes not from the finding of new physical laws nor of exotic research, but the ability to apply what is already known to local needs and resources
‘Vast numbers, nearly all in fact, of these experiments fail. Four out of five new businesses cease to exist within five years. For reasons like: The originators of the scheme were simply deluded all the way through to other people just doing it better, perhaps with side routes through the technology just don’t work for anyone wanting the finished production’
The willful defaulters and plunderers feel encouraged as more and more public money is injected into troubled banks without holding anyone accountable, Director General of Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management Dr Toufic Ahmad Choudhury tells Dhaka Tribune’s Asif Showkat Kallol in an exclusive interview
Recapitalisation is a type of corporate reorganisation involving substantial change to a company’s capital structure, motivated by a number of reasons
There’s a good economic argument that for a country like bangladesh the corporation, or profits, tax rate should be zero. that’s not going to work as a political argument of course, but it’s still a good economic one. the country would be richer by not bothering to try to tax profits at all