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  • How will the government arrange the money?

    I must say that the budget is too ambitious in terms of size. It's 15.5 percent larger than the current FY's initial budget and 29 percent higher than the revised one.

  • Prices down, prices up

    The finance minister proposes changes to duties and taxes on different products, which will result in increase and decrease in their prices.

  • Budget to get 30pc bigger

    The size of the upcoming budget may go up by 30 percent from the current fiscal year's revised outlay as the government seeks to fast-track the giant projects and complete one or two in its current tenure. The planned Tk 340,600 crore budget for fiscal 2016-17 would be 17.4 percent of the gross domestic product. In terms of share in the GDP, the planned budget is almost the same as the budget of fiscal 2015-16.

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