Bangladesh National Budget 2019-20 | Page 2 | The Daily Star


  • Budget targets ambitious

    Total budget increased by 18 percent as compared to revised budget 2018-19. Similarly, development budget increased by 22 percent as compared to revised budget as well. No doubt, this is ambitious and involves lot of challenges in implementation.

  • KAS Murshid

    Overall stance remains pro-growth

    It has become a tradition for the budget to be increased every year by 17-18 percent so this year, there was no reason to expect this to change. Generally, Bangladesh’s budget has maintained a sectoral balance in its stance, giving priority to education, agriculture, infrastructure and social sector expenditures.

  • mobile phone price rise

    Mobile bill will go up from tonight

    The cost of mobile phone usage is going up from tonight as the national board of revenue has already sent statuary regulatory order (SRO) to all mobile phone operators soon after placing the proposed national budget for 2019-20 fiscal in the parliament.

  • Bangladesh GDP growth

    8.2 % GDP growth projected

    Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, in his budget speech, has projected the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate at 8.2 per cent in the proposed national budget for 2019-20 fiscal.

  • Bangladesh National Budget 2019-20 in pie charts

    Budget 2019-20 in pie charts

    Find the pie charts for the national budget for fiscal year 2019-20 that Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has placed in the parliament.

  • Bangladesh National Budget 2019-20

    No SRO without abnormal situation: Finance minister

    Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal in his budget speech in the parliament says that the government will avoid issuing statutory regulatory order (SRO) without any abnormal situation to bring transparency in the revenue management.

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    All courts to be brought under e-judiciary process: Finance minister

    Steps have been taken to bring all courts of the country within the ICT network through e-judiciary process to accelerate the disposal of cases, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal says in his budget speech at the parliament.

  • Dhaka Airport Gold Smuggling

    Gold prices to go down

    The price of gold will go down as a reduction of duty on its import has been proposed in the budget for fiscal year 2019-20.

  • Bangladesh banking sector

    Number of reforms suggested for banking sector

    Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has suggested a number of reforms to bring back discipline in the banking sector.