Bangladesh Economic Crisis

August 19, 2022
August 19, 2022

Rising costs of living: The common citizens tell us their perspective

"The government is not dependent on public support. Hence, it gives no importance to public suffering."

August 19, 2022
August 19, 2022

Online shopping becomes costlier

Online purchases are getting costlier as courier companies in the country have collectively raised their fares in response to the recent increase in fuel prices.

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

Price hike: Don’t worry, be happy – no matter what

If things are bad, there must be a good reason for it.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Why is Bangladesh seeking IMF support in the first place?

As Bangladesh, facing an unprecedented economic crisis, has entered a negotiation with the IMF for a USD 4.5 billion loan package, a few discussions have ensued in the country.

July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022

Why such disregard for directives on foreign trips?

Government must take action against officials violating the restriction

July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

Quick fixes will not help end Bangladesh's economic crisis

Government must listen to experts to fix long-standing problems

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Process on to collect $1.5b as budget support

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the government started a process to collect an additional $1,000 million as budgetary support to tackle future emergency situations and the economic crisis stemming from the Russia-Ukraine war.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

Issues that should be in focus in budget 2022-23

The finance minister of Bangladesh is scheduled to place the national budget for 2022-23 fiscal year at parliament on June 9.

June 3, 2022
June 3, 2022

Economic challenges that budget 2022-23 must address

The current global political, economic and trade situations are not favourable for a developing country like Bangladesh.

May 1, 2022
May 1, 2022

Setting even half a regular Eid budget is now struggle for many

During the two years of pandemic, almost everybody has been pushed towards economic crisis, many to extreme poverty.