IMF loan

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

Price hike: Don’t worry, be happy – no matter what

If things are bad, there must be a good reason for it.

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

A black day in the history of fuel prices

Record price hikes mark an anti-people policy shift

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

Government’s decision to hike fuel prices will hurt every section of society

The rise in fuel prices is an illogical decision that will only harm ordinary citizens and fail to deal with the root causes of the crisis that Bangladesh is currently facing.

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Taking loans v tackling laundering: Which serves our long-term interests best?

Fighting tax evasion, preventing trade-based illicit financial outflows and ending the culture of money laundering and loan defaults is a much more sustainable solution to adding to foreign exchange reserves than taking foreign loans on interest.

July 28, 2022
July 28, 2022

Bangladesh should prioritise own interest before taking loan

Bangladesh has to prioritise its own interest while taking loan from the development partners, said Mushtaq Khan, professor of Economics at School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. 

July 22, 2022
July 22, 2022

Largest loan from IMF on the cards

The International Monetary Fund is expecting a formal request for a loan from Bangladesh soon to provide a buffer to the delicate foreign currency reserves amid global economic volatility even though the government remains in two minds about it.