IMF loan to Bangladesh

IMF’s $1.15b 3rd tranche likely in late June

Bangladesh may receive $1.15 billion in the third instalment of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) loan in the last week of June, which will give a much-needed relief to the country’s dwindling foreign exchange reserves.

Implications of recent central bank policy measures

Due to lack of coordinated and coherent measures, inflation continues to rise, notwithstanding the abolition of the interest rate cap since July 2023.

IMF agrees to lend $1.15 billion to Bangladesh in third tranche

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to provide $1.15 billion to Bangladesh in the third instalment under its multi-billion-dollar loan programme.

IMF Loan: Govt may miss two key targets set for fourth tranche

The government is likely to ask the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to revise down two key targets related to Net International Reserves (NIR) and tax revenue collection, set for June this year for the release of the fourth tranche of its $4.7 billion loan, finance ministry officials said.

3rd Loan Tranche: IMF team to focus on four key areas

During its visit to Dhaka, the International Monetary Fund’s review mission will focus on Bangladesh’s foreign exchange reserves, inflation rate, banking sector, and revenue reforms.

IMF’s 3rd loan tranche on track despite repeated failure to hit reserve goal

The minimum net international reserves (NIR) will also remain below the threshold when an IMF mission visits Dhaka next week to review the progress of the programme before releasing around $681 million in the third tranche in May.

Govt hopeful about 3rd tranche of IMF loan

Bangladesh is likely to receive the third tranche of the International Monetary Fund’s $4.7 billion loan as the country has met almost all conditions, said Finance Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali yesterday.

Can the new monetary policy solve our problems?

Behind the Bangladesh Bank's announcement of this year’s monetary policy was a certain pressure applied by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

No chance of debt distress

Bangladesh has a low risk of external and overall debt distress despite higher external borrowing in recent terms, said the International Monetary Fund.

May 30, 2024
May 30, 2024

IMF’s $1.15b 3rd tranche likely in late June

Bangladesh may receive $1.15 billion in the third instalment of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) loan in the last week of June, which will give a much-needed relief to the country’s dwindling foreign exchange reserves.

May 14, 2024
May 14, 2024

Implications of recent central bank policy measures

Due to lack of coordinated and coherent measures, inflation continues to rise, notwithstanding the abolition of the interest rate cap since July 2023.

May 8, 2024
May 8, 2024

IMF agrees to lend $1.15 billion to Bangladesh in third tranche

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to provide $1.15 billion to Bangladesh in the third instalment under its multi-billion-dollar loan programme.

April 30, 2024
April 30, 2024

IMF Loan: Govt may miss two key targets set for fourth tranche

The government is likely to ask the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to revise down two key targets related to Net International Reserves (NIR) and tax revenue collection, set for June this year for the release of the fourth tranche of its $4.7 billion loan, finance ministry officials said.

April 23, 2024
April 23, 2024

3rd Loan Tranche: IMF team to focus on four key areas

During its visit to Dhaka, the International Monetary Fund’s review mission will focus on Bangladesh’s foreign exchange reserves, inflation rate, banking sector, and revenue reforms.

April 19, 2024
April 19, 2024

IMF’s 3rd loan tranche on track despite repeated failure to hit reserve goal

The minimum net international reserves (NIR) will also remain below the threshold when an IMF mission visits Dhaka next week to review the progress of the programme before releasing around $681 million in the third tranche in May.

February 8, 2024
February 8, 2024

Govt hopeful about 3rd tranche of IMF loan

Bangladesh is likely to receive the third tranche of the International Monetary Fund’s $4.7 billion loan as the country has met almost all conditions, said Finance Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali yesterday.

February 21, 2023
February 21, 2023

Can the new monetary policy solve our problems?

Behind the Bangladesh Bank's announcement of this year’s monetary policy was a certain pressure applied by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

February 6, 2023
February 6, 2023

No chance of debt distress

Bangladesh has a low risk of external and overall debt distress despite higher external borrowing in recent terms, said the International Monetary Fund.

January 12, 2023
January 12, 2023

IMF $4.5B Loan: Deputy MD to get a taste of Bangladesh

There would not be any further negotiations on the $4.5 billion loan programme during International Monetary Fund’s deputy managing director Antoinette Monsio Sayeh’s forthcoming visit to Bangladesh.

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