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  • Published at 11:45 am June 14th, 2019
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Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina jointly unveiled the Tk5,23,190 national budget proposal for FY2019-20 in parliament on Thursday, June 13, 2019

More futuristic, than realistic


Hope for boosting investment, employment lacks direction


Money whitening facility proposed


Prices up, prices down


FY20 budget aims to achieve 8.2% GDP growth


Tk2,02,721cr ADP in FY20 budget


Tax threshold, corporate tax remain unchanged


New VAT to be effective from July 1


Highest allocation for public admin, lowest for industrial-economic services


Inflation projected at 5.5% in FY20


An ambitious 10% poverty reduction estimated in the proposed budget


Government proposes hike of duty on rice bran exports


Govt allocates Tk 25,732cr for health sector in budget


Government proposes making lifesaving gases cheaper


Education sector to see increase of Tk13,213cr


Imported sugar to cost more


Smartphone prices to go up


Gold import cost to come down


Apparel sector gets 1% cash incentive


Tobacco prices to go up


Govt proposes up to 29% tax cut to boost housing


Govt to inject another Tk1,500cr into state-owned banks


Govt to amend Bank Company Act


Tk61,455cr allocation for communication infrastructure


Government mulls 230 projects under a 30-year plan for railways


Marriage media, astrologers to come under VAT net


Military spending increases slightly


Law enforcement agencies to get a giant chunk


ACC gets Tk140cr to strengthen fight against graft


Private car owners to pay more for BRTA services


EC given development budget little over 5 times what they had last year


Govt to form ‘Universal Pension Authority’, payment through EFT


14 mega projects get Tk45,140 crore


Tk23,749cr budget proposed to tackle climate change


Tk 1,650 crore proposed for Law and Justice Division


Freedom fighters' allowance to be increased


Tk100cr proposed allocation to promote start-up enterprises


Import of essential goods continues to enjoy zero import duty


Expatriates to receive 2% incentive on remittance, get insurance facility


Social safety net programs to widen and increase in FY20


Chartered helicopter flights to cost more


More schools to be added to MPO list


Incentives for capital market: Raising tax-free dividend income limit for stock investors


Agriculture sector allocation sees percentage decrease again in FY20


Budget for children increased


Separate lanes, directional signals on highways to improve road safety



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