Finance Ministry

December 25, 2022
December 25, 2022

Boards Of State Lenders: Finally, criteria set for directorship

The secretaries of ministries have been barred from serving as chairpersons and directors of the 16 state banks and financial institutions in the latest guideline from the finance ministry as the government looks to enhance corporate governance in the organisations.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

IMF Loan Talks: Here's how we need to prepare

The economy needs firm handling to ensure the situation doesn't turn into a crisis.

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

Bangladesh to buy LNG at $4 lower rates, fertiliser $21 higher

Bangladesh is going to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the international market at $4 lower price than the previous but at the same time it will procure fertiliser by paying additional $21 a tonne.

June 29, 2017
June 29, 2017

Budgetary allocation for energy is not enough

Has the finance minister addressed these issues and is this budget adequate to meet the challenges stated above? An equally important issue is this: do the responsible agencies have the capacity and capability of implementing such a large budget?

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Tarana for tax cuts on handset imports

The Telecom Division yesterday urged the finance ministry to review the tax structure on mobile handsets and

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Tarana for tax cut on handsets import

Telecom division urges finance ministry to review tax and VAT structures on mobile handsets and accessories to make smartphones affordable to boost internet penetration.

April 1, 2016
April 1, 2016

Govt cuts furnace oil price by 30pc

The government has cut the price of furnace oil by more than 30 percent to Tk 42 a litre as oil prices continue to remain low on the international market for nearly two years.

June 15, 2015
June 15, 2015

Predictable yet unachievable

Writing on budget has become a challenge for me not only because so much has already been discussed, but there is barely anything original in the budget.

April 13, 2015
April 13, 2015

Redefining goals of the upcoming budget

THIS is the time of the year that draws the attention of most people on economic and financial matters. The Finance Ministry and the National