CPD

Grim year for economy

The economy has come under pressure due to the banking sector crisis, inflation and soaring imports amid inadequate export earnings and insufficient remittance inflows, the Centre for Policy...

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

CPD for open hearing on BB reserve heist

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has called for an open hearing on the Bangladesh Bank's reserve heist saying that the theft had not

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

CPD for open hearing on BB fund heist

The standing committee on finance ministry should hold an open hearing over the Bangladesh Bank heist, distinguished fellow of Centre for Policy Dialogue Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya.

January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016

Only rate cuts won't boost investment

Only policy rate cuts are not enough to boost investment, as there are other factors such as business environment, investment certainty and cost of doing business, which analysts say need to be...

October 21, 2015
October 21, 2015

Bangladeshi migrants get less for lack of language skill

Bangladesh’s migrant workers toil in foreign lands for longer hours compared to peers from other countries, but they earn much less as they lack skills and face a language barrier, depriving...

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015

Bangladesh moves 2 notches up in Global Competitiveness Index

Bangladesh moved two notches up in the Global Competitiveness Index, indicating progress in the country’s economic efficiency and sophistication.

June 20, 2015
June 20, 2015

Motor vehicle deal: CPD stresses need for multimodal strategy

Potential benefits of motor vehicle agreement signed among the four South Asian nations can be maximised through developing a national multimodal comprehensive connectivity strategy, Centre for...

June 5, 2015
June 5, 2015

Budget financing biggest challenge says CPD

Financing the 2015-16 fiscal budget will be its biggest challenge, CPD says placing doubts on whether the revenue target can be met.

June 1, 2015
June 1, 2015

Enact law to bring black money into economy: CPD

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) calls upon the government to formulate separate laws to deal with the black money and benami (bought in other’s name) properties, within and outside the country.

April 19, 2015
April 19, 2015

Eliminate barriers to trade with India

CPD says Bangladesh should sign bilateral agreement on sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures with India so that the countries accept each other's standardisation certification.