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How do we cope with high energy prices?

Consumers in Bangladesh are at the mercy of policymakers

3w ago| MACRO MIRROR

Overcoming looming economic challenges in 2023

The core problems of our economy are rooted in the very nature of the country’s governance, which has long been neglected. 

The never-ending crisis in our banking sector

Bangladesh Bank, which is supposed to oversee the governance of the country’s financial institutions, has rather supported these irregular activities through its policies and actions.

Here's how we can beat the heat waves

The world is feeling the scorching heat this summer, with heat waves sweeping across several countries in Europe and Asia.

How effective will the Bangladesh Bank's new monetary policy be?

The Bangladesh Bank (BB) has revealed its Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) for the period of July-December 2022 at a time when the country, and the world, is going through tough economic challenges.

How can the WTO help its ‘weaker’ members?

The 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) finally took place during June 12-16, 2022 after being cancelled twice due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The MC12 was held at a time of unprecedented global economic downturn.

January 30, 2023
January 30, 2023

How do we cope with high energy prices?

Consumers in Bangladesh are at the mercy of policymakers

January 9, 2023
January 9, 2023

Overcoming looming economic challenges in 2023

The core problems of our economy are rooted in the very nature of the country’s governance, which has long been neglected. 

December 12, 2022
December 12, 2022

The never-ending crisis in our banking sector

Bangladesh Bank, which is supposed to oversee the governance of the country’s financial institutions, has rather supported these irregular activities through its policies and actions.

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

Loan defaulters are putting the banking sector at risk

Despite economic progress over time, Bangladesh’s financial sector continues to be dominated by banks that stand on shaky ground.

November 6, 2022
November 6, 2022

From rhetoric to realisation of climate actions at COP27

Despite demands from climate-change-affected countries, the issue of loss and damage has been contentious at the global forum.

October 30, 2022
October 30, 2022

Can an IMF loan rescue Bangladesh's economy?

Our current economic situation is one in which countries usually look to the IMF for balance of payment support.

October 24, 2022
October 24, 2022

How are LDCs faring with agricultural trade and food security?

LDCs are predominantly agricultural economies, but are also highly dependent on food imports.

October 16, 2022
October 16, 2022

Is Bangladesh ready to face a global food crisis?

We now face the real risk of massive hunger and famine.

October 10, 2022
October 10, 2022

Two major economic woes Bangladesh needs to address right now

High inflation and low export and remittance earnings are a major cause for concern at the moment.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Significance of BIMSTEC during turbulent times

BIMSTEC countries have the potential for benefiting mutually and contributing to the global economy.