Bangladesh economic challenges

January 21, 2023
January 21, 2023

With the right policies, we can be cautiously optimistic about 2023

Emerging markets and developing economies are expected to grow at the rate of 3.4 percent, maintaining the steady growth from 2022's expansion.

January 3, 2023
January 3, 2023

Is Bangladesh Bank finally ready to tackle the external deficit?

The reality is that using only the exchange rates without interest rate action will deepen the crisis.

January 1, 2023
January 1, 2023

What 2022 should have taught us

Far from being a year in which our economy recovered, 2022 proved to be a year where we discovered numerous cracks in it.

December 17, 2022
December 17, 2022

Non-performing loans triple in 10 years: CPD report

The total volume of non-performing loans (NPLs) has increased by more than three times in the last 10 years since 2012, according to a report of the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) revealed today.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Financial sector reforms necessary to get rid of default loans

Even though the amount of our default loans is over Tk 130,000 crore, according to the government accounts, IMF suggests it is almost over Tk 300,000 crore.

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

Loan defaulters are putting the banking sector at risk

Despite economic progress over time, Bangladesh’s financial sector continues to be dominated by banks that stand on shaky ground.

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

Oil, sugar price hike yet another shock to the economy

The government must implement economic policies that deal with the ongoing crisis

November 13, 2022
November 13, 2022

Global economy showing warning signs

“It’s going to get ugly, the recession,” and there will be “a financial crisis,” Roubini said.

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

Denial syndrome is hampering our economic policies

Interventions must involve fiscal policy to address our fundamental economic issues

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

Denial syndrome is hampering our economic policies

Interventions must involve fiscal policy to address our fundamental economic issues