Import bills

Import bills stay at higher levels

Import bills rose 63 per cent year-on-year to $7.66 billion in July but it declined from a month ago, signalling the easing of international payment pressure thanks to the recent Bangladesh Bank efforts to cool down the volatile foreign exchange market. 

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

Our fiscal space is narrowing fast

Both global and local macro-challenges can have serious implications for the people of Bangladesh

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

Import bills stay at higher levels

Import bills rose 63 per cent year-on-year to $7.66 billion in July but it declined from a month ago, signalling the easing of international payment pressure thanks to the recent Bangladesh Bank efforts to cool down the volatile foreign exchange market. 

May 13, 2022
May 13, 2022

How much will trade deficit widen, dollar price rise?

Bangladesh’s export earning has been failing to keep pace with the import bills since the middle of 2021. At the same time, the flow of inbound remittance started decreasing and the taka began losing value against the US dollar.