fiscal year 2021-22

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022

External debt situation more comfortable now

Bangladesh gravitated towards external borrowing to finance its budget deficit in fiscal 2021-22, leveraging the country’s capacity to absorb more of the relatively economical foreign loans.

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

Over a third of 1,543 govt projects missed deadline last fiscal

At least 552 projects that were supposed to be finished by June this year could not meet deadlines.  

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

Raising GDP growth, reining in inflation to be tough

Policymakers will find it tough to bring some sort of a balance between targets to ensure economic growth while containing inflation in the next fiscal year, economist Zahid Hussain said yesterday.

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

Tax collection target likely to be missed, again

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has been failing to achieve tax collection targets since the fiscal year of 2012-13 because of lofty goals set by the government and the absence of major reforms.

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

Level-headed development targets

Pragmatism was the order of the day when the finance division sat down to draft the development budget for fiscal 2021-22.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Economy firing on all cylinders

There are bright sparks in all corners of the economy, according to the provisional GDP figures for fiscal 2021-22, which do not show a hint of a pandemic hangover when others are still plodding along.

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Bangladesh economy grows 7.25% in FY22: BBS

Bangladesh’s economy has grown 7.25 per cent in the outgoing fiscal year of 2021-22, powered by an expansion of manufacturing activities, according to the provisional data of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).