Food inflation

Food insecurity is haunting our poor

The soaring food prices, coupled with falling real income, pose a serious challenge for the poor in terms of accessing adequate and nutritious food.

In tackling inflation, the country can't ignore the world

Inflation has become a worldwide phenomenon, not only specific to the developing world.

The poor deserve a fighting chance

Mess residents’ struggle highlights vulnerability to high food prices

‘Dhaka inflation was 11.08% last year, highest since 2011’

The average annual inflation in 2022 in Dhaka megacity was 11.08 per cent, a record high since 2011 with the middle-income group suffering most, said Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) said today.

Inflation declines for fourth month, but still 8.71%

Inflation eased for the fourth consecutive month as it hit 8.71 per cent in December thanks to the steady prices of most of the food items.

How are LDCs faring with agricultural trade and food security?

LDCs are predominantly agricultural economies, but are also highly dependent on food imports.

Can Bangladesh government tame raging inflation?

Good governance is a must if we are to get out of this crisis

Inflation stands at 7.48% in July

Inflation in Bangladesh fell slightly in July although it still maintained a higher rate, figures released by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics showed today.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

Gas price hike amid a raging inflation is totally unacceptable

The government must leave breathing space for citizens struggling with high food prices

April 20, 2022
April 20, 2022

Inflation sprints to 17-month high

Inflation in Bangladesh rocketed to a 17-month high in March driven by higher food costs as global uncertainties stemming from the Russia-Ukraine war and supply chain disruptions show no sign of abating, official figures showed yesterday.

December 10, 2019
December 10, 2019

Inflation creeps up in November

The inflation edges up due to price hike of food and nonfood items in November this fiscal year.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

Inflation declines to 5.62% in Feb amid food price fall

The rate of inflation in February last declines to 5.62 percent, the lowest in the last 41 months, thanks to the declining price trend of food and consumer goods alongside stable exchange rate.

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