Bangladesh Budget 2021-22

Microbus import tariff to be reduced

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has proposed to reduce tariffs on microbus import to discourage the use of accident-prone vehicles like Nasimon and Karimon and to encourage the use of microbuses as an alternative public transport.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

Good words and bad math in the new budget

The budget for FY2022-23 is filled with rhetoric. But its credibility is poor because of its contradictions between the priorities and the actual allocations for education, agriculture, health, and the vulnerable population.

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Microbus import tariff to be reduced

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has proposed to reduce tariffs on microbus import to discourage the use of accident-prone vehicles like Nasimon and Karimon and to encourage the use of microbuses as an alternative public transport.

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Tax exemption for ‘Made in Bangladesh’ products

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has proposed to promote the “Made in Bangladesh” brand to accelerate establishment of mega industries and production of import-substitute industrial goods in the country.

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Budget 2021-22: GDP growth target 7.25%; inflation rate expected to be 5.3%

The government has targeted a 7.2 percent growth of gross domestic product (GDP) in the 2021-22 fiscal year.

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

TIN must for buying savings certificate over Tk 2 lakh

To buy savings certificate over Tk 2 lakh, an investor will have to submit tax identification number (TIN).

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Prices up, prices down

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today proposed changes to duties on different products, which will result in increase and decrease in their prices.

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Govt to expand health insurance for people below poverty line

The government will expand health insurance for people living below the poverty line, said Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal while presenting the national budget today.

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Budget for coronavirus-battered education sector unchanged

The allocation for the education sector in the proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year of 2021-22 remains almost unchanged in terms of size and percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), compared to the current budget.

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Freedom Fighters’ allowance proposed to be increased to Tk 20,000

Honorarium for valiant Freedom Fighters will be increased from Tk 12,000 to Tk 20,000 in the next fiscal year, according to proposed budget for 2021-22.

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Bangladesh attains highest GDP growth in Asia in FY 2020-21

Bangladesh has been able to attain real Gross Domestic Products (GDP) growth of 5.2 percent -- highest in Asia.