fuel price hike

Fuel price hike could have been avoided: Wahiduddin Mahmud

Bangladesh would hardly have needed to go for a sudden hike in fuel prices last year had the government waived value added tax (VAT) on petroleum, Eminent Economist Wahiduddin Mahmud said today.

A roller-coaster year comes to an end

Let us forge ahead with the lessons taught by 2022

How did 2022 go for Bangladesh?

Bangladesh economy was all set at the beginning of 2022 to get its growth momentum back after recovering from the prolonged Covid-19 pandemic. But, the start of the Ukraine war in February slowed the country’s joy run significantly, making it an eventful year to remember. Let’s see how 2022 was for Bangladesh.

Automated fuel pricing likely from next quarter

The government is likely to introduce dynamic fuel pricing next quarter -- a development that will dramatically lessen the subsidy burden and pave the way for enhanced social spending.

BNP to hold rallies in divisional headquarters from October 8

BNP has announced to hold rallies in divisional headquarters from October 8, protesting the price hikes of the daily essentials and fuel and also killing of its activists during recent protest programme.

Autogas consumption rising amid higher fuel costs

The number of filling stations that dispense liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), also known as Autogas, is on an upward trend across the country as consumption is growing amid government efforts to cut dependency on  compressed natural gas (CNG) and fuel oil.

“If India has surplus oil, Dhaka could buy it given favourable prices”

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina discussed a range of issues, including Myanmar and energy security, with Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in New Delhi today during her first official engagement on the opening day of her four-day state visit to India.

Govt may subsidise diesel for farmers:  Agriculture Minister

Like fertiliser, the government would consider giving subsidies to farmers for diesel, Agriculture Minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque said today.

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.

February 4, 2023
February 4, 2023

Fuel price hike could have been avoided: Wahiduddin Mahmud

Bangladesh would hardly have needed to go for a sudden hike in fuel prices last year had the government waived value added tax (VAT) on petroleum, Eminent Economist Wahiduddin Mahmud said today.

December 31, 2022
December 31, 2022

A roller-coaster year comes to an end

Let us forge ahead with the lessons taught by 2022

December 29, 2022
December 29, 2022

How did 2022 go for Bangladesh?

Bangladesh economy was all set at the beginning of 2022 to get its growth momentum back after recovering from the prolonged Covid-19 pandemic. But, the start of the Ukraine war in February slowed the country’s joy run significantly, making it an eventful year to remember. Let’s see how 2022 was for Bangladesh.

November 7, 2022
November 7, 2022

Automated fuel pricing likely from next quarter

The government is likely to introduce dynamic fuel pricing next quarter -- a development that will dramatically lessen the subsidy burden and pave the way for enhanced social spending.

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

BNP to hold rallies in divisional headquarters from October 8

BNP has announced to hold rallies in divisional headquarters from October 8, protesting the price hikes of the daily essentials and fuel and also killing of its activists during recent protest programme.

September 7, 2022
September 7, 2022

Autogas consumption rising amid higher fuel costs

The number of filling stations that dispense liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), also known as Autogas, is on an upward trend across the country as consumption is growing amid government efforts to cut dependency on  compressed natural gas (CNG) and fuel oil.

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

“If India has surplus oil, Dhaka could buy it given favourable prices”

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina discussed a range of issues, including Myanmar and energy security, with Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in New Delhi today during her first official engagement on the opening day of her four-day state visit to India.

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

Govt may subsidise diesel for farmers:  Agriculture Minister

Like fertiliser, the government would consider giving subsidies to farmers for diesel, Agriculture Minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque said today.

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 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

Fuel prices cut by Tk 5 per litre

The government has decided to cut fuel prices by Tk 5 per litre, which will be effective from 1:00 am tomorrow (August 30, 2022).