Bangladesh’s economy buckled, but it did not break. However, challenges remain.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday instructed the import of liquified natural gas from the spot market by the private sector as the government looks to alleviate the industrial energy crisis that is threatening to derail Bangladesh’s growth momentum.
"It is time for us to ask how much we have been able to recover from the energy crisis."
We have observed a serious lack of accountability in the entire process of electricity price fixing.
Both global and local macro-challenges can have serious implications for the people of Bangladesh
The energy sector was made LNG-dependent despite repeated warnings about it by experts.
Apparel exporters are faced with the dilemma of a shrinking demand overseas and a sharp rise in the cost of production.
Given the energy crisis, the youth have been experiencing a myriad of issues.