budget 2022-2023

Govt cuts food budget

The government has cut its target on food distribution, which supports poor and low-income people, by 5 per cent to 30.95 lakh tonnes in the next fiscal year from the revised budget of 2021-22, finance ministry documents showed.

If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys

The allocation for education in the proposed budget for FY2022-23 leaves a lot to be desired.

Middle class: A slur is all they get

The new budget provides nothing for the uncle next-door who has spent his life pinching pennies in a rented flat, nothing for the millennial slogging away 60 hours a week and still wondering how to pay for their second child’s school fees, nothing for the mother hesitating to buy beef for a special day.

Not for respite, but for restraints

When reassurance was needed, he exuded panic.

An ordinary budget for an extraordinary time

Govt must be ready for the enormous challenges that lie ahead

Nothing new for health sector, gets 5.4% allocation

There is nothing new for the already ill-equipped health sector in the National Budget 2022-2023. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal placed the 51st national budget today where he earmarked around Tk 36,864 crore or 5.4 percent of the total budget.

Cars, motorcycles to cost more

In the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2022-23, the supplementary duty has been increased for motor vehicles. This may increase the prices of cars and motorcycles.

Daily life struggles in times of economic growth

The cost of living is skyrocketing. Watch how people are surviving.

Dhaka Stock Exchange’s index, turnover both rise

Stock index and turnover rebound today as the investors hope the proposed national budget for 2022-23 to be announced tomorrow will have something positive for the market.

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 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Tax measures: Tailored for ‘Made in Bangladesh’

There is bad news for consumers of imported luxury items: they will get dearer thanks to the tax measures the National Board of Revenue is preparing for the new fiscal year that begins on July 1.