bangladesh budget

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Bangladesh Budget 2022-23 for dummies

As an average millennial, what does the budget really mean to you? Terms, technicalities and jargon from the 343 chapters of the proposed budget are enough to send an average desk jockey into a tortuous-fuelled death spiral of confusion. This is why most reluctant millennials with no savings, or the capability to afford to own a home, remain unfazed by such fiscal highlights of the year. Unless, it disrupts the few pleasures they have in life.

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

Budget 2022-23: Inflationary concerns not addressed adequately

If one looks at the inflationary measures that are proposed in the FY2022-23 budget, there are ample reasons to be frustrated.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

Unnayan Shamannay launches digital budget information helpdesk

Unnayan Shamannay, a non-governmental think-tank, today launched “Digital Budget Information Helpdesk” with an aim to enhance connectivity between the people and the budget-makers.

May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

Make the national budget relevant again

The number of risks that our economy currently faces because of all the global instabilities is perhaps unmatched since the early days of Bangladesh’s independence. Amid this reality, the government is set to present the new budget early next month.

July 9, 2019
July 9, 2019

Development spending rises 6yrs high

The government spends 94.32 per cent of Tk 176,620 crore set aside as the development budget in the just-concluded fiscal year, data from the planning ministry showed.

June 12, 2019
June 12, 2019

Three major challenges

Former finance minister AMA Muhith has said his successor faces three major challenges: increasing the size of the national budget, realising more revenue and improving the banking sector.

May 11, 2017
May 11, 2017

Next budget to be 'best' in my life: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says the upcoming budget for 2017-18 financial year will be the 'best budget' of his life.

June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

Parliament passes Tk 3,40,605cr nat’l budget

Parliament passes Tk 3,40,605 crore national budget for FY 2016-'17 aimed at higher GDP growth, lower inflation and gearing up investment.

June 22, 2016
June 22, 2016

Matia slams Muhith for proposed savings rate cut

Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury sharply criticises Finance Minister AMA Muhith today in the parliament for his budget proposal to cut interest rate on savings certificates.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

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.