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7.5pc GDP growth target unrealistic, says economist

The national budget for fiscal year 2022-23 predicted a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 7.5 per cent, which is unrealistic and not objective, AB Mirza Azizul Islam, former adviser to the caretaker government, said yesterday.

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

FY23 budgetary measures to dent revenue base further: Fitch

The current low revenue base in Bangladesh could be further undermined by the measures taken in the budget for FY2023, including corporate tax cuts, American credit rating agency Fitch said in its latest report.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

7.5pc GDP growth target unrealistic, says economist

The national budget for fiscal year 2022-23 predicted a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 7.5 per cent, which is unrealistic and not objective, AB Mirza Azizul Islam, former adviser to the caretaker government, said yesterday.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

The fault in our idea of progress

Puzzling positive developments in our economic indicators, which hardly delineate the real socioeconomic conditions of the people in Bangladesh, are not new phenomena.

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.

April 6, 2022
April 6, 2022

Bangladesh's GDP to grow at 6.9% in 2021-22: ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has forecasted that Bangladesh’s gross domestic product (GDP) would continue to maintain the similar strong growth at 6.9 percent this fiscal year (2021-22) as it did in the previous FY.