The government has trimmed its growth forecast for this fiscal year by a whole percentage point to 6.5 percent as the energy shortage and inflation dampened economic activities.
Bangladesh may witness slower economic growth in the coming future if it retains the consumption-led growth, which will also exacerbate the widening inequality, said a development economist yesterday.
We need a strategy to deal with youth unemployment and improve women's inclusion into the economy
Specific policy incentives are needed to stimulate the economy and revive the labour market.
An economy without an independent source of data is like an aircraft flying without its airspeed sensors.
Bangladesh is yet to make any significant progress in its preparation to retain duty preference set to be withdrawn once it graduates from the group of the least-developed countries (LDCs).