high inflation

High Inflation: Worrying but under control

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal yesterday said that though he is worried about the elevated level of consumer prices, the situation is still under the government’s control.

A budget divorced from reality

Self-contradictory is what best describes Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal’s fifth budget, and the last of the Awami League-led government’s current term.

Credit growth slips to 14-month low

Private sector credit growth in Bangladesh dropped to a 14-month low of 11.23 per cent in April owing to weak credit demand amid the current business slowdown, official figures showed.  

Fiscal policy can help tame inflation and protect the most vulnerable

High inflation can impose serious and lasting costs on the economy and people. But the distributive effects of inflation—the way it transfers money from some individuals to others—are complex.

Budget FY 23-24: IMF conditions, inflation, polls 3 key issues

Three issues would be dictating the upcoming fiscal year’s budget, the last of the Awami League government’s present five-year term: the International Monetary Fund’s conditions, the persistently high inflation and next year’s national election.

We must check relentless price increase

Lack of action to bring down prices of food is especially concerning

Bangladesh must maximise food production

Famine can be averted but we may still face a food crisis if the government cannot bring down prices

Here Comes the Loan…

IMF deal is further proof that economic reforms are badly needed

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

Snapchat to cut 20% jobs after lowest revenue growth in its history

Snap Inc (SNAP.N) said on Wednesday revenue growth in the third quarter is running at the slowest rate in the company's history, as high inflation, rising interest rates and a deteriorating economy continues to ravage the advertising industry.