Inflation 2022

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Inflation rockets to eight-year high

Inflation surged to an eight-year high of 7.42 per cent in May, driven by a hike in food costs, underscoring the plight a majority of the population in Bangladesh is currently experiencing, official figures showed yesterday.  

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

Does budget 2022-23 address inflation properly?

An analysis of the national budget 2022-23 for Bangladesh, amidst Covid recovery and the Ukraine-Russia war.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

‘There’s a disconnect between the proposed budget and reality’

Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman, executive chairman of the Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC), discusses the proposed national budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year with Eresh Omar Jamal of The Daily Star.

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

Not for respite, but for restraints

When reassurance was needed, he exuded panic.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Budget 2022-23 and the fate of our publishing industry

The protruding question we’re left with is this: is the allocated sum for purchasing even merely enough to support our publishers in this grave time?

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

2.1 million new poor in five months!

Is the government taking note of inflation inequality?

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Price hike: Is this the new normal?

Price hike has been an alarming concern lately and it is not one to be taken lightly. From edible oils to rice and daily essentials, every section of our daily livelihood has been suffering lately due to inflation.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Inflation is not going away anytime soon

The world has entered another era of high inflation, and no country can escape from the heat wave of rising prices.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

High inflation reveals inherent weakness: CPD

High inflation in Bangladesh has revealed the inherent weakness in the government’s domestic resource mobilisation approach, which is largely dependent on revenue collection from indirect taxes, said the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) today.