Bangladesh National Budget 2018-19

June 15, 2019
June 15, 2019

Budget pro-people: AL

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the proposed budget for fiscal 2019-20 is pro-people and there is no negativity in it.

June 28, 2018
June 28, 2018

JS passes national budget FY 2018-19

The Jatiya Sangsad passes the proposed Tk 4,64,573 crore national budget for 2018-19 fiscal year.

June 18, 2018
June 18, 2018

Minister suggests lowering prices of liquor

Housing and Public Works Minister Engr Mosharraf Hossain suggests cutting down customs duty on liquor for the sake of flourishing tourism in the country.

June 13, 2018
June 13, 2018

No VAT on remittance: NBR

No VAT or tax has been imposed on remittance in the proposed budget for 2018-19 fiscal year, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) says.

June 11, 2018
June 11, 2018

Why silent on troubled banks?

In a rare show of anger and frustration, some ruling party and opposition lawmakers blasted the finance minister in parliament yesterday for his complete silence on the widespread irregularities in the banking sector during his budget speech.

June 10, 2018
June 10, 2018

MPs blast Muhith for bank scams

​Opposition and some of the ruling party lawmakers in the parliament criticises Finance Minister AMA Muhith for not stating any measures in the proposed budget for fiscal 2018-19 against irregularities in the financial and banking sectors.

June 9, 2018
June 9, 2018

No directions on SDGs in proposed budget: SANEM

The proposed budget for fiscal 2018-19 does not have any directions to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM) says.

June 9, 2018
June 9, 2018

It's printing mistake

Online shopping will be excluded from the purview of the 5 percent value-added tax that was proposed on virtual businesses in the budget for 2018-19.

June 9, 2018
June 9, 2018

Tax measures to hurt middle class

The proposed budgetary measures for fiscal 2018-19 will benefit the high and low income people, leaving the middle- and lower middle-class, which form the majority of Bangladesh's population, strained, said the Centre for Policy Dialogue yesterday.

June 9, 2018
June 9, 2018

Challenging but achievable

With the budget implementation rate falling consistently for the last seven fiscal years, Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday said the government would achieve the targets in the proposed budget even though its execution starts in an election year.