Akanda Muhammad Jahid

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

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).

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

Mango growers fear lower yield

Yusuf Ali, a mango grower in Chapainawabganj, did not benefit much despite having an ample yield last year as the price of the popular fruit was unusually low due to the lockdown-induced disruption.

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

Farmers not showing interest to sell wheat to the state at lower price

The government is struggling to fulfil the target of wheat procurement from the domestic market this season as growers are not showing interest to sell the food grain to the state at a lower price.

April 13, 2022
April 13, 2022

Soybean oil solely off foreign seeds

Many of you, who know about the cultivation of soybean in Bangladesh, might think that the production of the oilseed contributes to meeting the country’s demand for edible oil to some extent.