inflation in Bangladesh

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 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.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

'Use monetary policy to stabilise forex market, curb inflation'

The central bank of Bangladesh will have to use the monetary policy to stabilise the foreign exchange market to pave the way for curbing inflation through demand management, said Ahsan H Mansur, executive director of the Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022
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.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

Inflation in April 6.29%, highest in 18 months

Inflation shot up to 6.29 percent in April – highest in 18 months – amid persistently high food prices and non-food prices, said Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) last evening (May 18, 2022).