2017-18 National Budget

Budget to affect living standard: BNP

BNP says people’s living standard will continue its downward trend and inflation rate will increase due to the adverse impact of the national budget passed in the parliament for 2017-18 fiscal.

June 11, 2018
June 11, 2018

JS passes supplementary budget

The Jatiya Sangsad today passes the supplementary budget of Taka 15,339 crore, 82 lakh and 50 thousand for the 2017-18 fiscal to meet the increased expenditures under different ministries and divisions.

June 29, 2017
June 29, 2017

Budget to affect living standard: BNP

BNP says people’s living standard will continue its downward trend and inflation rate will increase due to the adverse impact of the national budget passed in the parliament for 2017-18 fiscal.

June 29, 2017
June 29, 2017

House passes Tk 4tr budget for 2017-18

The parliament passes Tk 4,00,266 crore national budget for 2017-18 fiscal year aimed for higher growth, lower inflation and gearing up investment.

June 28, 2017
June 28, 2017

Tk 150 excise duty for deposits of Tk 1-5 lakh

Government reduces excise duty to Tk 150 on bank deposits between Tk 1 lakh and Tk 5 lakh, but keeps proposed rates for big ticket account balances.

June 28, 2017
June 28, 2017

New VAT law won’t be effective for next 2yrs

Government will not implement new VAT law, which envisages a uniform 15 percent VAT, for the next two years.

June 28, 2017
June 28, 2017

Ershad terms proposed budget a ‘worst one’

Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad terms the proposed budget for fiscal 2017-18 as a “worst one” and says that it would make people’s life “miserable.”

June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017

Inu urges lifting 15% VAT on newspaper industry

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu urges for withdrawing the 15 percent VAT on the newspaper industry as proposed in the 2017-18 budget.

June 20, 2017
June 20, 2017

Tk 2000cr for refinancing state banks injustice: Bablu

Jatiya Party lawmaker Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu blasts Finance Minister AMA Muhith for allocating Tk 2000 crore in a bid to refinance different state banks in the proposed budget for FY 2017-18.

June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017

Ruling MP wants to allow vote against budget

A ruling party lawmaker voices an opinion to amend the provision of constitution, allowing an MP to vote against respective political party. Also, Muhith draws flak at parliament for his 2017-18 budget.

June 17, 2017
June 17, 2017

Consumers’ interest ignored in proposed budget: CPD

Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) observes that the consumers’ interest has been ignored by imposing VAT and supplementary duties in the proposed national budget for the fiscal 2017-18.