• Redefining goals of the upcoming budget

    THIS is the time of the year that draws the attention of most people on economic and financial matters. The Finance Ministry and the National

  • DFID top official in Dhaka

    Mark Lowcock, UK Permanent Secretary for Department for International Development (DFID), arrives in Dhaka on a two-day official visit

  • Bangladesh’s economy to grow by 6pc: IMF

    A mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today forecast that Bangladesh’s economy will grow by 6 percent in the current fiscal year, down from the government’s target of 7.3 percent and World Bank’s 6.2 percent.

  • Inflation rises to 6:14pc in Feb

    The inflation rate in the county has risen by 0.1 percent in February than that of January this year.

  • The Age of Adaptation

    THE world needs to stop looking backward. Since the 2008 financial crisis, we have wasted far too much energy trying to return to the days of rapid economic expansion.

  • Diplomats call for dialogue, compromise to end violence

    A group of foreign diplomats called for a dialogue and compromise among rival political parties to bring an end to the deadly violence.

  • Japan comes out of recession but growth still disappoints

    Japan, the world's third largest economy grows at a slower than expected pace

  • GDP growth rate

    Growth rates and instability

    AN interesting trend can be observed when one takes a look at the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rates of the country during the past few years. If GDP growth rates are plotted according to year, it has a resemblance to a wave, containing a peak and a trough. The dips in the economic growth rates can be seen during election years where rates start to decline in the years preceding the election years.

  • Pakistan braces for a water crisis

    Energy-starved Pakistanis, their economy battered by chronic fuel and electricity shortages, may soon have to contend with a new resource crisis: major water shortages, the Pakistani government warned this week.

  • Economy needs breather urgently

    BANGLADESH Shop Owners' Association representing 25 lakh retailers has put across an SOS to political leaders to rescue them from impending ruination.

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