Investment

October 14, 2022
October 14, 2022

Invest more to fight off cyber-attacks

Development of human resources and more investment are needed to thwart cyber-attacks that have skyrocketed in Bangladesh in recent years, experts said yesterday.

September 30, 2022
September 30, 2022

Banking sector holding the economy hostage

Comprehensive reforms needed to boost investment, sustain growth

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 24, 2017
August 24, 2017

Farm growth slows down

The growth of the country's farm sector has slowed down over the last five years and an expert from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) attributed this largely to the fall in rice production growth. The sector registered a yearly growth of 2.3 percent in 2012-16, down from 4.7 percent in 2007-11.

August 6, 2017
August 6, 2017

PM for boosting trade with EU countries

​Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina puts emphasis on boosting trade and investment between Bangladesh and European Union (EU) member states.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Allocation rises for digitisation

The proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year increases investment in digitising government services by 36.01 percent year on year.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Anti-people budget: Rizvi

BNP senior joint secretary general Rizvi Ahmed rejects the proposed national budget for the next fiscal terming it as anti-people.

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

Bangladesh to invest in Bhutan's hydropower sector

A trilateral cooperation among Bhutan, Bangladesh and India that will enable Bangladesh to invest in the Bhutanese power sector to re-import the electricity could soon be a reality.

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

Reforms for higher investment cannot be delayed

It should not be surprising that private sector investment's share in GDP is shrinking. Banks are drowning in excess cash to the point where call money rate collapsed to historic lows.

March 21, 2016
March 21, 2016

Govt doubles investment ceiling for foreigners seeking citizenship

Foreigners will have to invest a total of US$1 million in Bangladesh or transfer a total amount of $2 million from their country to Bangladesh to avail citizenship here.