fuel price 2022

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

Our fiscal space is narrowing fast

Both global and local macro-challenges can have serious implications for the people of Bangladesh

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

Bad economic policies and Biden’s loss

One of the few axioms of US politics is the loss of seats by the president's party in midterm House elections

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

Reducing fuel price by Tk 5 has no impact: Tawfiq-e-Elahi

Prime Minister’s Energy Adviser Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury today (August 31, 2022) said it would have been better to continue with the existing price of fuel instead of reducing it by Tk 5.

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

Fuel cut could have been more: FBCCI

The government could have reduced fuel prices by more than Tk 5 per litre, said Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) President Md Jashim Uddin yesterday. 

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Reducing fuel prices by Tk 5 won't ease people’s suffering

The amount by which the government has reduced the prices is so meagre – and so thoroughly insufficient to address the corresponding increase in the cost of living – that we can’t help but ask: Why even bother?

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.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Perks of living in Dhaka City

Take the recent and absurd fuel price hike, for example. The country's people are focusing on and monitoring how we, the citizens of Dhaka, will handle this situation so they can follow suit. To them, we say, “Hold my Borhani.” The fuel price hike gave an extra flare to the attitude of operators of CNG-run auto-rickshaws, Uber cars, and Pathao bikes, thus rendering the daily commute undesirable. Yet, most fail to grasp the opportunities we are presented with, such as being innovative and healthy. Power walking or riding your bicycle for commute is your divine solution.