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Outgoing fiscal GDP growth downsized...

Economy

Fri, May 17 2013

The government set 7.2% GDP growth for the current fiscal year Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics has...

Government unable to predict next fiscal...

Economy

Fri, May 17 2013

Finance ministry says major shocks like Mahasen and other occurrences might distort the figures ...

No change in corporate tax in coming...

Economy

Fri, May 17 2013

Since starting of the pre-budget discussion, business leaders have been demanding a restructuring...

Nominal GDP may stand at TK 11.9tn in...

Economy

Thu, May 16 2013

The rising trend of inflation would aggravate further in the year of general election, affecting the...

Mobile phone users crosses 100m...

Economy

Thu, May 16 2013

Experts said that with the advent of 3G services in the country, the mobile phone user-base grew faster...

Muhith lukewarm on helping reconditioned...

Economy

Wed, May 15 2013

Muhith said the government wants to discourage the import of reconditioned cars in the country ...

Govt to import 150,000 tonnes food grain...

Economy

Tue, May 14 2013

The country’s food reserve now dropped to less than 900,000 tonnes The government is going to import...

Tax holiday to continue for 2 years:...

Economy

Mon, May 13 2013

He recognises failure to ensure fair price of rice for farmers Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Monday...

Privatisation Commission sees no success...

Economy

Mon, May 13 2013

Eyes on leasing out unused SoE land The Privatisation Commission is wrestling to wriggle out of...

Vat automation for large payers in next...

Economy

Sun, May 12 2013

The minimum benchmark of Vat payment will be reduced to Tk4m in the following year 2014-15 The...

Betel nut import to be banned

Economy

Sun, May 12 2013

Money is being laundered through manipulated import of the product, says parliamentary committee ...

Factory disasters may weigh on Bangladesh...

Economy

Fri, May 10 2013

Foreign direct investment, which is already low at 0.9% of GDP in fiscal 2012 versus the Ba median...

Call for higher tax on tobacco...

Economy

Fri, May 10 2013

The rise of tobacco consumption among the people in Bangladesh is helping both local and foreign companies...

Muhith’s mixed reaction to Yunus...

Economy

Thu, May 9 2013

Country’s present situation is the opposite of Yunus’s statement, the minister says ...

Zero SIM tax may add Tk10bn to state...

Economy

Thu, May 9 2013

AMTOB proposed withdrawal of tax on SIM cards If mobile SIM tax is cut to zero, an amount of Tk10.05bn...

Political unrest hits transport...

Economy

Wed, May 8 2013

Officials fear inflation may go up Goods transportation business has been affected badly due to...

Inflation rises slightly in Apr:...

Economy

Tue, May 7 2013

The general point-to-point inflation rate in April was 7.93% The general point-to-point inflation...

PKSF forms Tk4.5bn fund for Savar...

Economy

Tue, May 7 2013

‘We have already started collecting information about victims,’ says PKSF chairman   Palli...

Govt for Tk13bn BB refinance fund

Economy

Mon, May 6 2013

The government had announced the scheme 15 month ago Bangladesh Bank has been requested to provide...

Tangail to get first district-wise...

Economy

Mon, May 6 2013

The projected allocations for the fiscal years 2014-15 and 2017-18 will also be proposed The government...

3G auction may be deferred to July...

Economy

Sat, May 4 2013

The tenure of the 3G license will be 15 years The much-awaited auction for 3G mobile phone spectrum...