Mustafizur Rahman | The Daily Star
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  • Negotiating CEPAs: The Challenges Ahead

    In recent times, the discussion on Comprehensive Economic Partnerships Agreements (CEPAs) has gained considerable traction in Bangladesh. Policymakers and trade officials have mooted the idea of signing CEPAs with a number of Bangladesh’s trading partners.
  • Bangladesh-India economic ties: Addressing the next generation of challenges

    Over the past decade particularly, the Bangladesh-India bilateral economic relationship has entered a new terrain with the strengthening of traditional ties and foundations being laid to deepen and broaden the partnership in going forward.
  • RCEP Agreement: Why it should concern Bangladesh?

    With the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Partnerships (RCEP) agreement, the world is witnessing a significant milestone in the global
  • TRIPS extension: A window of opportunity for Bangladesh

    On October 15-16, 2020, the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights of the WTO (WTO-TRIPS Council) will be holding an important meeting that has a special interest for the LDCs, in particular for graduating LDCs such as Bangladesh.
  • Navigating Covid-19 impacts on Bangladesh’s external sector

    The transmission channels through which the emergent global scenario in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic are impacting the increasingly globalising economy of Bangladesh are diverse: export outflows are getting disrupted; import inflows are facing delays;