annual budget for FY 2016-17 | The Daily Star
  • Of Obesity or Good Health?

    The Finance Minister has proposed a mega Tk.3.4 trillion budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2016-17. It is about 29 percent higher than the revised budget of the outgoing fiscal year.

  • Nothing new in budget fy 2018-19 Raushan Ershad

    Budget difficult to implement: Raushan

    Terming the proposed 2016-17 national budget “highly ambitious”, Opposition Leader in the parliament Raushan Ershad says it will be very difficult to implement this big size budget.

  • Pension for pvt jobholders by 2019: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith says the government plans to introduce pension scheme for the private sector by the end of its tenure in 2019.

  • Mobilising pvt investment biggest challenge: CPD

    The challenge of attracting private investment remains the same as the government in the proposed budget for 2016-17 fiscal year did not give any clear outline to boost confidence of investors, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) says in its budget reaction.

  • An ambitious budget

    The finance minister has presented the 45th annual budget of Tk3.4 trillion that is 29 per cent bigger than the last fiscal.

  • How will the government arrange the money?

    I must say that the budget is too ambitious in terms of size. It's 15.5 percent larger than the current FY's initial budget and 29 percent higher than the revised one.

  • Prices down, prices up

    The finance minister proposes changes to duties and taxes on different products, which will result in increase and decrease in their prices.

  • Internet communications equipment to cost less

    Internet use through WiFi and Wimax will get some boost as the finance minister proposes to reduce import duty on these products.