global recession

November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

A probable global recession and Bangladesh

Dread and anxiety over the possibility of a global recession are rising around the world right now.

November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

In a time of crisis, global leaders have failed us

Countries in Southeast Asia had until recently taken for granted a stable relationship between China and the US to preserve their own prosperity.

November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

Are we on the brink of a global recession?

Global demand has consistently weakened this year, for multiple reasons, and the risk of recession is rising. If advanced economies were to fall into recession, developing countries in Asia would not be immune to the fallout. Policymakers in the region will need to monitor and carefully navigate a challenging economic environment to keep inflation in check and sustain growth.

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 8, 2022
November 8, 2022

No more mega schemes, go for small rural projects: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the authorities concerned not to go for mega projects and instead take up small ones focusing on rural development and public welfare.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

Post-Covid challenges for our labour market

Specific policy incentives are needed to stimulate the economy and revive the labour market.

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

Trouble brewing for RMG exporters as orders fall

Apparel exporters in Bangladesh are feeling the pinch of a looming global recession, persisting higher inflation and dragging severe fallout of the Russia-Ukraine war as orders from international buyers have fallen. 

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

RMG makers can go digital to remain visible

As the global economy is threatened by recession, RMG makers will have to come up with strategies to deal.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

“Meant we’re in a better situation compared to others”

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen today said his comments were "twisted" as he meant that people of Bangladesh are in a far better situation compared to other countries amid global recession.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

What does heaven look like?

Congratulations to you, my dear countrymen, welcome to heaven. But wait, heaven is…dark? One might be forgiven for thinking that here in Bangladesh at the moment, as cyclical power cuts literally leave millions in the dark for hours, and fuel prices make others see stars. It might become cheaper to buy a vehicle than the actual costs of buying a week’s fuel for it on a consistent basis. So, get walking, go green, when better than now?