2018-19 National Budget

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 9, 2018
June 9, 2018

Punish those involved in Bank scam: FBCCI

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) demands stern punishment for the people involved in in misappropriating money from the country's banks.

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

Revenue collection, expenditure targets won’t be achieved: CPD

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) says neither the revenue collection target nor the expenditure goal will be achieved in the next fiscal year as both the goals are much higher than the current fiscal year.

June 7, 2018
June 7, 2018

Tk 300cr to fight earthquake

Finance Minister AMA Muhith proposes to keep a block allocation of Tk 300 crores for managing risks arising out of earthquake.

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.