Inflation Bangladesh

October 12, 2022
October 12, 2022

Inflation rings alarm bells

People in rural areas were hit harder by food and non-food inflation than those in urban areas over the last two months, with the overall inflation surging to a 10-year high of 9.52 percent in August.

October 10, 2022
October 10, 2022

Two major economic woes Bangladesh needs to address right now

High inflation and low export and remittance earnings are a major cause for concern at the moment.

October 7, 2022
October 7, 2022

Energy prices should be consciously regulated by the government

When global prices dropped, we did not see the energy prices go down in Bangladesh. Why is that?

October 6, 2022
October 6, 2022

Inflation in August highest in 12 years

Bangladesh witnessed a record 9.5 percent inflation in August, the highest in 12 years, due to the adverse effects of fuel price hike, said Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).

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?