International Monetary Fund (IMF)

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

Raising fuel prices to appease IMF is anti-people: Jatri Kalyan Samity

Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity has demanded the government immediately repeal its decision of hiking fuel prices to ease the already-existing sufferings of the people created by the price hikes of essentials.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Why is Bangladesh seeking IMF support in the first place?

As Bangladesh, facing an unprecedented economic crisis, has entered a negotiation with the IMF for a USD 4.5 billion loan package, a few discussions have ensued in the country.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

IMF stands ready to help Bangladesh

The International Monetary Fund yesterday conveyed its interest to support Bangladesh with its request for loan to prop up its strained foreign currency reserves.

July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022

Requesting IMF loan doesn’t mean anything is wrong with economy: Finance Minister

Confirming Bangladesh’s request for a loan from International Monetary Fund (IMF) Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said that it does not mean the country's economy is in bad shape.

July 22, 2022
July 22, 2022

Largest loan from IMF on the cards

The International Monetary Fund is expecting a formal request for a loan from Bangladesh soon to provide a buffer to the delicate foreign currency reserves amid global economic volatility even though the government remains in two minds about it.

July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022

BGMEA seeks IMF’s cooperation to reach $100 billion export target

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) today sought cooperation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to achieve the $100 billion garment export target by 2030.

July 17, 2022
July 17, 2022

IMF enquires about Bangladesh’s preparation for LDC graduation

A delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) wanted to know how prepared Bangladesh is for the country’s graduation to a developing nation in 2026.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Pakistan's GDP growth will slow down to 5%

Pakistan GDP growth will slow to 5% for the upcoming fiscal year beginning on July 1, from 5.9% in the outgoing year, following budgetary tightening aimed at winning International Monetary Fund (IMF) support, the government said on Saturday.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

‘Bangladesh facing biggest macroeconomic challenge in a decade’

The country is facing the biggest macroeconomic challenge in the last one decade, said Selim Raihan, executive director of the South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (Sanem).

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

World Bank to provide Sri Lanka $600 million aid

The World Bank has agreed to provide Sri Lanka with $600 million in financial assistance to help meet payment requirements for essential imports, the Sri Lankan president's media division said in a statement on Tuesday.