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Big dream, grim reality

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has really dreamt of a big budget in every respect -- from expenditure to revenue generation. And he no longer wants to live in the 6 percent GDP class to push beyond 7...

April 28, 2022
April 28, 2022

Bangladesh, India, Pakistan could lose 10-18% GDP output due to climate change

Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka’s exposure to wildfires, floods, major storms and also water shortages mean South Asia has 10-18% of GDP at risk – roughly triple that of North America and...

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

Big dream, grim reality

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has really dreamt of a big budget in every respect -- from expenditure to revenue generation. And he no longer wants to live in the 6 percent GDP class to push beyond 7...

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Budget to get 30pc bigger

The size of the upcoming budget may go up by 30 percent from the current fiscal year's revised outlay as the government seeks to fast-track the giant projects and complete one or two in its...

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

ESCAP projects 6.8% growth for 2016

In contrary to the government’s growth expectation of beyond 7 percent for 2016, a United Nations body has said it would not exceed 6.8 percent.

April 6, 2016
April 6, 2016

Per capita income rises to $1466

The per capita income in Bangladesh will increase by 11.39 percent to $1,466 this fiscal year, according to the Bangladesh Bureau of

April 6, 2016
April 6, 2016

7pc growth first time in 9 years

Bangladesh's gross domestic product (GDP) growth would exceed the 7 percent mark in the current fiscal year, according to provisional

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

France's fragile economy under siege after Paris attacks

France's fragile economic recovery is under threat after the Paris attacks, economists say, with tourism and consumer spending likely to come under siege.

October 20, 2015
October 20, 2015

WB estimates 6.5% GDP growth in FY 2015-16

The World Bank projects the gross domestic product (GDP) growth in FY16 at 6.5 percent.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

WB lauds Bangladesh’s women empowerment

World Bank chief hails empowerment of women in Bangladesh, recognising the country as a model in women’s progress in the world. Women participation in the country's workforce has the...

June 8, 2015
June 8, 2015

Japan's growth revised sharply higher

Growth in the Japanese economy in the first quarter revised sharply higher, official government data shows.