Mustafizur Rahman

March 27, 2020
March 27, 2020

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...

September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019

Bangladesh’s LDC graduation and its repercussions for RMG

Bangladesh’s LDC graduation, to take effect from 2024, needs to be celebrated as a recognition of the country’s remarkable progress on many fronts over the past years. At the same time, there is no...

June 12, 2019
June 12, 2019

The emerging cracks in our external sector

The robust external sector performance has been a strong pillar on which Bangladesh’s impressive macroeconomic stability and growth of recent years was founded. The strong performance was...

March 24, 2018
March 24, 2018

Mapping out a strategy

Bangladesh has become eligible for LDC graduation at the triennial review of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) held in March 2018 by meeting the thresholds for graduation: Gross National...

February 20, 2018
February 20, 2018

Graduating out of LDC group with momentum

Bangladesh is well-poised to be considered for graduation from the LDC group at the next review of the UN's Committee for Development Policy (CDP) in March 2018.

December 10, 2017
December 10, 2017

Bangladesh's offensive and defensive interests

The 11th Ministerial Conference of the WTO (WTO MC11) is going to take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina between December 10-13.

March 31, 2017
March 31, 2017

How will we fare after Brexit?

With the UK Prime Minister triggering Article 50(2) of the Lisbon Treaty on March 29, UK has taken the first formal step leading to her departure from the EU.

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

Time to Walk the Talk

The FY2017 budget has been announced in the backdrop of the manifold challenges carried over from the past years, but also

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Reflections on the WTO Ministerial

Backdrop of MC-10: There is no denying the fact that the World Trade Organisation (WTO), as the global body en-tasked to regulate and reform the