Interest Rate in Bangladesh

November 6, 2022
November 6, 2022

BB eases cap on lending interest after 31 months

The Bangladesh Bank has decided to raise the interest rate on consumer loans to 12 per cent from 9 per cent after economists have long called for the withdrawal of the cap on all loans to contain inflation. 

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Bangladesh’s currency conundrum: What role can interest rates play?

Bangladesh Bank can better fix the currency turmoil by freeing both interest rate and exchange rate to adjust over time.

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Charting the middle-income journey

Bangladesh needs proper macroeconomic management to avoid middle income trap

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

IMF Loan Talks: Here's how we need to prepare

The economy needs firm handling to ensure the situation doesn't turn into a crisis.

July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022

Bangladesh Bank raises interest rate on EDF loans by 50%

The Bangladesh Bank today raised the interest rate on the loans made from its Export Development Fund (EDF) by 50 per cent with a view to making borrowing costlier and thus saving foreign currencies.