IMF loan

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

3 binding conditions for IMF loan

The International Monetary Fund is set to tag three binding conditions and a host of structural reforms for the prospective $4.5 billion loan to Bangladesh, as the Washington-based multilateral lender looks to bring in lasting reforms in the country.

November 15, 2022
November 15, 2022

Reforms proposed by IMF have been planned by the govt before

Time has come to make good on those plans.

November 14, 2022
November 14, 2022

Nov 14 Morning: WB loan, T-20 final, Dengue, Banks and Chonpara drug trade

Good morning. If you’re traveling on buses from Mirpur, you might be relieved to know that the much-awaited e-ticketing service was launched earlier this week. Here are five other stories to start your day up-to-date.

November 11, 2022
November 11, 2022

After IMF, it’s now WB’s turn to negotiate loan package

Martin Raiser, the World Bank’s vice president for the South Asia Region, arrives in Dhaka tomorrow to discuss further reforms with the government for the support package sought to help Bangladesh tide over the period of global economic turmoil.

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

What does the IMF loan mean for Bangladesh?

This fiscal year alone, the Bangladesh Bank has supplied more than $4.5 billion to the market to support the exchange rate, while the import bill averages $6 billion a month.

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

IMF’s $4.5b loan coming

The government yesterday reached a preliminary agreement with the International Monetary Fund over a $4.5 billion loan programme, putting to bed all suspense on whether a deal would be struck with the multilateral lender at all.

November 3, 2022
November 3, 2022

IMF calls for tariff rationalisation

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised the government to rationalise the existing tariff structure by reducing various types of para and non-tariff barriers to improve competitiveness of domestic industries. 

November 1, 2022
November 1, 2022

Economic and political reforms must go hand in hand

All our institutions are crumbling because of politicisation, inefficiencies, and corruption.

October 16, 2022
October 16, 2022

Make reforms to get $4.5b loan: IMF

The International Monitory Fund has outlined wider reform measures, including bringing discipline to the financial sector and boosting revenue collection, for Bangladesh to avail the $4.5 billion loan.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

IMF Loan Talks: Here's how we need to prepare

The economy needs firm handling to ensure the situation doesn't turn into a crisis.