inflation in Bangladesh

Food makers in a pickle for sudden sugar price hike

The sudden rise in the price of sugar, a key ingredient for popular items such as biscuits, juices, sweets and candies, has pushed up the cost of production, putting manufacturers in a tight spot. 

November 9, 2022
November 9, 2022

We can bypass inflation effects if we act smart

The volatility of commodity prices in both global and local markets has put ordinary people in Bangladesh in an uncertain situation.

October 25, 2022
October 25, 2022

Food makers in a pickle for sudden sugar price hike

The sudden rise in the price of sugar, a key ingredient for popular items such as biscuits, juices, sweets and candies, has pushed up the cost of production, putting manufacturers in a tight spot. 

August 21, 2022
August 21, 2022

Why not remove the cap on lending interest rate?

People’s purchasing power is a key indicator of a country’s economic well-being, which gets eroded by high inflation.

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022

What you need to know about inflation

Inflation leads to the devaluation of a particular currency.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Rising cost of living: Fuel price hike not the last nail

Friday’s unprecedented hike in fuel prices, hot on the heels of increased electricity, fertiliser and gas prices, served as yet another massive blow to the people who are already struggling to barely survive amid surging living costs.

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

How to become a smart shopper during inflation

Inflation is pinching our wallet. No matter how much you earn every month, the effect of high inflation is squeezing your purchasing power. People around the globe are now saving less than before, because it is becoming difficult for so many of us to just meet the necessary expenses; prices of gasoline, food, and housing are all soaring high. During this time of economic crisis, try becoming a smart shopper to mitigate the negative impact of inflation on your quality of life.

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Inflation stands at 7.48% in July

Inflation in Bangladesh fell slightly in July although it still maintained a higher rate, figures released by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics showed today.

July 19, 2022
July 19, 2022

Challenges to Bangladesh’s macroeconomic development

Despite significant progress, the country ranks 168th in the Ease of Doing Business Index out of 190 countries.

July 19, 2022
July 19, 2022

Inflation hits 9-year high at 7.56%

Inflation in Bangladesh hit a nine-year high of 7.56 per cent in June thanks to the spiralling prices of food products in the country.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Bangladesh Bank hikes key interest rate by 50 basis points

Bangladesh Bank today raised its key interest rate, also known as the policy rate, by 50 basis points to 5.50 per cent, a move that would make funds costlier for banks.