Inflation 2022

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

Post-Covid challenges for our labour market

Specific policy incentives are needed to stimulate the economy and revive the labour market.

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

Is civilisation in decline, clashing or rejuvenating?

Rising uncertainties are making global compromise and cooperation more unlikely

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Bangladesh Bank policies have begun to work

Bangladesh, which has been going through financial difficulties for several months now, can finally see a little light at the end of the tunnel.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Credit growth keeps rising

Private sector credit growth in Bangladesh rose further in July despite a contractionary monetary policy adopted by the Bangladesh Bank for the current fiscal year to tame higher inflation. 

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

Recession with job cuts, shocks in emerging markets: Top finance chiefs

The message from the world's top finance chiefs is loud and clear: rampant inflation is here to stay and taming it will take an extraordinary effort, most likely a recession with job losses and shockwaves through emerging markets.

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

Good planning requires accurate data

An economy without an independent source of data is like an aircraft flying without its airspeed sensors.

August 19, 2022
August 19, 2022

Paying same, taking home less

That high inflationary pressure has been taking a toll on people over the last couple of months is apparently evident in supermarkets, where the same amount of money is being spent albeit for the purchase of a lower number and volume of goods. 

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022

Mobile makers in trouble as sales plummet

The nascent mobile phone manufacturing industry in Bangladesh has been hit hard by the higher inflation, unprecedented dollar price hike, and increased value-added tax as their sales have plummeted amid belt-tightening by consumers. 

August 15, 2022
August 15, 2022

The time for superficial solutions to price hikes is over

At the current rate, some people may soon be unable to afford food