Mustafizur Rahman

Dr Mustafizur Rahman is Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).

A wrong signal is being sent by offering tax amnesty

Bank defaulters or tax evaders receive a number of amnesty and benefits for whitening black money.

1w ago

Time for a cautious approach to managing Bangladesh's external debt

A key factor driving the rising debt-servicing obligations of Bangladesh originates from the country’s middle-income graduation.

1m ago

Reducing income inequality: An agenda in search of actions

Reducing income inequality by taking concrete steps is morally fair and economically justified.

2m ago

Intra-RMG diversification: The next frontier

The highly impressive track record of Bangladesh’s export-oriented readymade garments (e-o RMG) sector is well-known and well-appreciated.

3m ago

The urgent task of restrategising domestic resource mobilisation

Steps must be taken against those who have shifted money and wealth out of the country illegally.

1y ago

Lessons for Bangladesh as a graduating LDC

As per the decision of the UN General Assembly held in November 2021, Bangladesh is set to graduate out of the group of least developed countries (LDCs) on November 24, 2026, about 50 years after it first became a member of this cohort of developing countries in December 1975.

1y ago

How can we maintain imports while reducing pressure on our forex reserve?

Would it be possible to import fuel from Russia?

1y ago

Getting a grip on the Bangladesh development narrative

The celebration of 50 years of Bangladesh’s independence has been a welcome opportunity to revisit and put on the spotlight Bangladesh’s developmental experience over the past five decades,

1y ago
June 7, 2024
June 7, 2024

A wrong signal is being sent by offering tax amnesty

Bank defaulters or tax evaders receive a number of amnesty and benefits for whitening black money.

May 16, 2024
May 16, 2024

Time for a cautious approach to managing Bangladesh's external debt

A key factor driving the rising debt-servicing obligations of Bangladesh originates from the country’s middle-income graduation.

March 23, 2024
March 23, 2024

Reducing income inequality: An agenda in search of actions

Reducing income inequality by taking concrete steps is morally fair and economically justified.

February 20, 2024
February 20, 2024

Intra-RMG diversification: The next frontier

The highly impressive track record of Bangladesh’s export-oriented readymade garments (e-o RMG) sector is well-known and well-appreciated.

April 29, 2023
April 29, 2023

The urgent task of restrategising domestic resource mobilisation

Steps must be taken against those who have shifted money and wealth out of the country illegally.

February 11, 2023
February 11, 2023

Lessons for Bangladesh as a graduating LDC

As per the decision of the UN General Assembly held in November 2021, Bangladesh is set to graduate out of the group of least developed countries (LDCs) on November 24, 2026, about 50 years after it first became a member of this cohort of developing countries in December 1975.

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

How can we maintain imports while reducing pressure on our forex reserve?

Would it be possible to import fuel from Russia?

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

Getting a grip on the Bangladesh development narrative

The celebration of 50 years of Bangladesh’s independence has been a welcome opportunity to revisit and put on the spotlight Bangladesh’s developmental experience over the past five decades,

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

Getting a grip on the Bangladesh development narrative

The book poses a number of questions: which factors have contributed to Bangladesh’s growth?

January 30, 2022
January 30, 2022

What is driving the robust growth of Bangladesh’s RMG exports?

It is indeed encouraging to note that the export sector of Bangladesh has rebounded in recent months, and earnings from exports (equivalent to about USD 24.69 billion) have registered highly impressive growth during the first half (July-December) of the 2021-22 fiscal year.

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