Inflation Bangladesh

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

Higher inflation, lower GDP this fiscal

Life is set to get tougher for the poor and the low-income people as the Asian Development Bank yesterday projected that inflation in Bangladesh would average 6.7 percent this fiscal year, up from 6.2 percent in fiscal 2021-22.

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 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Charting the middle-income journey

Bangladesh needs proper macroeconomic management to avoid middle income trap

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

Import demand for diesel high as ever

The import demand for fuel remains high as ever despite the government initiatives to reduce consumption, raising questions about the logic behind the strict measures that only fuelled inflation.

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 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Dear ministers, for how long will you mock our misfortunes?

Does the government not know of the plight of lower- and middle-income groups?

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022
August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

Huge bad loans force banks to keep higher provision

Most of the listed banks in Bangladesh had to keep higher provisions in the first half of 2022 owing to the bearish trend in the share market and the removal of the relaxed loan classification policy that sent bad loans higher. 

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

Forex pressure may ease by Dec but inflation to stay

The record fuel price hike last week has thrown a spanner in the works to the finance division’s projection of bringing the twin problems of inflation and delicate foreign currency reserves under control by December.

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.