Fuel price hike 2022

When will fuel prices be adjusted?

Government must reduce financial burden for citizens

BRTA must justify the increase in service fees with quality services

Another cost burden on citizens in Bangladesh

A risky move, with no guarantee of success

Government must be think critically before going ahead with the BERC act amendment

Our fiscal space is narrowing fast

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

Here Comes the Loan…

IMF deal is further proof that economic reforms are badly needed

How can Bangladesh circumvent the global oil war?

Bangladesh should immediately get into negotiations with energy-exporting countries to come up with favourable arrangements.

Energy prices should be consciously regulated by the government

When global prices dropped, we did not see the energy prices go down in Bangladesh. Why is that?

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. 

Fuel price hike: Marine fishing industry struggles to stay afloat

Bangladesh’s marine fishing industry is barely keeping head above water as their operating costs have risen significantly after fuel prices were hiked twice in the last eight months.

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022

Price hike of fuel: Regulator’s mandate ignored

The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission Act-2003 clearly states that only the commission, a statutory body for regulating the country’s energy sector, can increase or adjust fuel prices.

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

Price hike: Don’t worry, be happy – no matter what

If things are bad, there must be a good reason for it.

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

Why should people suffer for a bad pricing policy?

The government must reconsider its fuel price hike decision

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

The energy policy is becoming increasingly illogical

Does the government at all care about the socioeconomic fallout of massive fuel price hikes?

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.

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