2018-19 Bangladesh Budget

Samsung halts local make of 1 lakh phones

Samsung halts local assembly of one lakh pieces of 4G enabled smartphones because of the sudden 15 per cent hike in VAT in the proposed budget.

June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018

Finally, cost of internet coming down

Bangladesh will bring down the cost of internet, finally, bowing to the long overdue demand of consumers and ICT-related trade bodies.

June 20, 2018
June 20, 2018

Samsung halts local make of 1 lakh phones

Samsung halts local assembly of one lakh pieces of 4G enabled smartphones because of the sudden 15 per cent hike in VAT in the proposed budget.

June 10, 2018
June 10, 2018

Lower cost of internet: ICT trade bodies

A group of ICT trade bodies reiterate demands of lowering the cost of internet and criticised the government for not having internet-friendly measures in the budget plan.

June 9, 2018
June 9, 2018

Tax measures to hurt middle class

The proposed budgetary measures for fiscal 2018-19 will benefit the high and low income people, leaving the middle- and lower middle-class, which form the majority of Bangladesh's population, strained, said the Centre for Policy Dialogue yesterday.

June 7, 2018
June 7, 2018

Big spike in govt’s interest payment

The government will spend Tk 51,340 crore for interest payment in the upcoming fiscal year which is 11 percent of total proposed budget of Tk 4,64,573 crore.