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Why GDP growth does not translate to...

Why GDP growth does not translate to...

Economy

Sun, Jun 11 2017

Only 1.4m jobs were created in the country between 2013 and the FY2015-16, whereas the figure was 4m...

Fears for Bangladesh GDP as RMG growth...

Fears for Bangladesh GDP as RMG growth...

Tribune Supplements

Sat, Jun 10 2017

The slow rate of growth highlighted by the EPB figures is due weaker demand in the RMG sector – the lifeline...

Bangladesh 6th on climate risk

Bangladesh 6th on climate risk

Environment

Sat, Jun 10 2017

Bangladesh lost 0.732% of its GDP in last 20 years due to extreme weather events

Bangladesh to have 6.8% GDP growth in...

Bangladesh to have 6.8% GDP growth in...

Economy

Mon, Jun 5 2017

According to the World Bank, Bangladesh's solid agricultural activity and robust services this year has...

‘The happiest economic story in the...

‘The happiest economic story in the...

What the World Says

Sun, Jun 4 2017

Bangladesh’s economy grew by 7.1% in 2016, which is the fastest expansion in 30 years

Leave education alone

Leave education alone

Editorial

Sun, Jun 4 2017

A flat tax this regressive, at the end of the day, only hurts the less well off

Massive deficit poses risks to...

Massive deficit poses risks to...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jun 1 2017

Greece is a big example of uncontrolled budget deficit

Investors want more spending on...

Investors want more spending on...

Business Tribune

Sat, May 27 2017

They have called for measures to encourage private investment so the country can come out of long-time...

On the fast track

On the fast track

Tribune Supplements

Sat, May 20 2017

The bottom line here being that Bangladesh really is getting rich and its doing so in the way that everyone...

We are moving forward

We are moving forward

Muhammad Zamir

Sat, May 20 2017

Bangladesh has managed to adjust to, and, in many ways, perform remarkably well in spite of changing...

A feat unprecedented

A feat unprecedented

Editorial

Mon, May 15 2017

With hopes of reaching 7.4% growth in the next year, there is no reason to believe that such a target...

WB: Rise in women workforce to boost...

WB: Rise in women workforce to boost...

Business

Mon, May 15 2017

According to Bangladesh Bureau of Statistic (BBS) on Labour Force Survey Bangladesh 2013, at the latest...

The view from the summit

The view from the summit

What’s in store for ASEAN?

No free lunch

No free lunch

M Shamsul Haque

Wed, May 3 2017

Bangladesh is not alone in practicing deficit financing

Bangladesh praised at annual IMF, World...

Bangladesh praised at annual IMF, World...

Bangladesh

Tue, Apr 25 2017

'Bangladesh Bank has taken some measures to reduce costs of sending remittance through the formal...

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...

IMF: Bangladesh to achieve 6.9% GDP...

IMF: Bangladesh to achieve 6.9% GDP...

Economy

Thu, Apr 20 2017

IMF forecast the GDP growth in a report of the World Economic Outlook (WEO) released on Tuesday

Demand of VAT-free internet also comes...

Demand of VAT-free internet also comes...

Business

Wed, Apr 19 2017

'It is internationally recognised that if the use of internet increases by 10%, the gross domestic product...

Budget deficit likely to go up by...

Budget deficit likely to go up by...

Economy

Tue, Apr 18 2017

The current budget deficit is Tk106,680 crore, and it is estimated to increase to Tk129,010 crore in...

Muhith: Budget deficit 5.4% in next...

Muhith: Budget deficit 5.4% in next...

Economy

Sun, Apr 16 2017

'The next fiscal year's GDP growth rate will be 7.4% while it is 7.2% in the current fiscal year.'

Govt to set 7.4% GDP growth rate for...

Govt to set 7.4% GDP growth rate for...

Economy

Thu, Apr 13 2017

A meeting of Fiscal Coordination Council and Budget Management Committee is due today which will set...