The budget for the coming fiscal year will be friendly to trade, industry and consumers, the Na-tional Board of Revenue Chairman Md Ghulam Hussain said yesterday.
The budget for 2014-15, first of the incumbent government, will reflect what it will do in the next five years, Hussain.
Hussain spoke at a meeting with the business leaders of the port city. Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised the meeting in Chittagong.
The NBR aims to collect Tk 149,000 crore in taxes in the proposed budget for the next fiscal year.
Chittagong Chamber President Mahbubul Alam presented their recommendations for the coming budget.
Later, Hussain met the leaders of Chittagong Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The chamber's President Khalilur Rahman and Vice President Mahbub Chowdhury were present there.