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Don’t shoot the messenger

Don’t shoot the messenger

Editorial

Wed, Jan 17 2018

It is all well and good that the economy is growing, but a stable banking sector is imperative to ensure...

‘Conservative economic management needed...

‘Conservative economic management needed...

Business

Sun, Jan 14 2018

'It is very obvious that financial discrimination is increasing in the country and it is proven that...

CPD identifies 2017 as year of banking...

CPD identifies 2017 as year of banking...

Economy

Sat, Jan 13 2018

Debapriya Bhattacharya says a series of scam has already marked FY2017-18 which actually is a reflection...

‘Bangladesh should pursue strategic...

‘Bangladesh should pursue strategic...

Commerce

Fri, Dec 1 2017

'Bangladesh should be ready for free trade dialogues with China and look into ASEAN, BICM and India....

Access to electricity: Bangladesh at...

Access to electricity: Bangladesh at...

Power & Energy

Wed, Nov 22 2017

The “Least Developed Countries Report 2017” report was launched in Bangladesh on Wednesday

CPD: Tk7,126 crore needed to host the...

CPD: Tk7,126 crore needed to host the...

Bangladesh

Sat, Nov 11 2017

The think tank has estimated the 10-month fund requirement based on an estimation of the UNHCR for six...

Global Competitiveness Index: Bangladesh...

Global Competitiveness Index: Bangladesh...

Economy

Wed, Sep 27 2017

Corruption has reduced to 15.70% compared to 16.50% last year, but it still topped as the key barrier...

CPD calls on govt to form reform commission...

CPD calls on govt to form reform commission...

Economy

Tue, Jul 11 2017

'Tk2,000 crore set aside for banks can be swept aside like a speck of dust. This will have no impact...

Akbar Ali Khan: If you have VAT, there...

Akbar Ali Khan: If you have VAT, there...

Economy

Sun, Jun 18 2017

'This year, the remarks of ministers and ruling party MPs have proved that they don’t have an opportunity...

CPD: New VAT law may shoot up gas, electricity...

CPD: New VAT law may shoot up gas, electricity...

Business

Sat, Jun 17 2017

The CPD executive director proposes the government to set the VAT rate at 12%

A budget that’s not so friendly  to...

A budget that’s not so friendly to...

Economy

Sun, Jun 4 2017

The proposed budget has announced the allocations for women in 43 ministries where 12 has seen a significant...

‘15% VAT will be a burden’

‘15% VAT will be a burden’

Economy

Mon, May 29 2017

'I think VAT rate should be 10% in Bangladesh as most countries in the region enjoy below 15% VAT. The...

Experts: Strong, effective local government...

Experts: Strong, effective local government...

Dhaka

Fri, May 26 2017

'If the capacity of the representatives of a union parishad can be increased and their views changed,...

CPD: Set up Tk100cr trust to support...

CPD: Set up Tk100cr trust to support...

Business

Fri, May 19 2017

The government and the NGOs can play a pivotal role in achieving SDGs

New VAT law to shoot up living

New VAT law to shoot up living

Business Tribune

Sun, Apr 30 2017

I do not know what VAT is, but will it increase my daily living expenses? As a citizen of the country,...

‘Visionary leader needed to drive...

‘Visionary leader needed to drive...

Bangladesh

Tue, Apr 25 2017

'We need to cut costs of projects along with time as the government attracts more investment into the...

More less costly products needed to...

More less costly products needed to...

Business

Mon, Apr 24 2017

'Inadequate financial institutions and their coverage, insufficient financial products and non-affordability...

CPD weighs in on lessons learned from...

CPD weighs in on lessons learned from...

Bangladesh

Mon, Apr 24 2017

The discussion “Catalysing social dialogue in the RMG sector of Bangladesh” was presided over by CPD...

'A $5 shirt at source level retailed...

'A $5 shirt at source level retailed...

Business

Sun, Apr 23 2017

'The country’s garment sector operates in a deeply unjust global value chain where a $5 shirt made in...

Economic goals rely on investment in...

Economic goals rely on investment in...

Business

Fri, Apr 21 2017

'There is a window of opportunity in the open market economy and we have to catch those opportunities...

CPD: Adjust kerosene and diesel prices...

CPD: Adjust kerosene and diesel prices...

Bangladesh

Mon, Apr 17 2017

'Since poor people are the main consumers of these petroleum products, living in areas that are not connected...