Akanda Muhammad Jahid

Staff Reporter -----[Additional skills in: digital media content+SEO content+social media management]

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

125 firms to import 2.5 lakh tonnes of rice

The government has permitted 125 companies to import a total of 246,000 tonnes of rice in order to cool down the domestic market for the staple grain in Bangladesh.

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

Bangladesh to import 2.5 lakh tonnes of rice

The government has permitted 125 companies to import a total of 246,000 tonnes of rice in order to cool down the domestic market for the staple grain in Bangladesh.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

‘More than a bridge’

If Padma Bridge adds at least one percentage point to GDP, it will contribute $4.24 billion to the economy annually, which is higher than the total cost of the bridge, said Naser Ezaz Bijoy, chief executive officer of Standard Chartered Bangladesh.

June 11, 2022
June 11, 2022

Stamp duties to increase up to 300pc

The rate of stamp duty, which has been unchanged for a decade, is going to increase by up to 300 percent from the next fiscal year as the government aims to boost revenue collection from this source to finance part of its Tk 678,064 crore budget and keep borrowing within its target.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

5.6% inflation target set for FY2022-23

The government has set a 5.6 per cent inflation target in the proposed budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year although the prices of essentials and other commodities are persisting at higher levels.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

GDP growth target set at 7.5%

The Bangladesh government has set a target of 7.5 per cent growth of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the upcoming fiscal year of 2022-23 beginning from July.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Revenue collection target set at Tk 433,000 crore

The government has set a target to collect Tk 433,000 crore as revenue in the upcoming 2022-23 fiscal year.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Budget deficit Tk 245,064 crore

The overall budget deficit for the fiscal year 2022-23 will be Tk 245,064 crore, or 5.5 percent of GDP, said Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal in his budget speech today.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Tk 678,064 crore budget unveiled

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal unveiled a proposed budget of Tk 678,064 crore for 2022-23 fiscal year in the national parliament today.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Rains, floods batter Boro cultivation

Natural calamities, including the recent flash floods in haor areas caused by heavy rain amid cyclone Ashani, have damaged the production of 78,987 tonnes of boro rise this season, according to the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE).