Loan default

We got less than what we borrowed

Several farmers, accused of defaulting on loans in Pabna, have said they became victims of fraudulent activities when they took the loans from Bangladesh Samabaya Bank.

Destroying the economy to save the thieves

An unholy nexus of powerful people are protecting those who've stolen thousands of crores.

Taking loans v tackling laundering: Which serves our long-term interests best?

Fighting tax evasion, preventing trade-based illicit financial outflows and ending the culture of money laundering and loan defaults is a much more sustainable solution to adding to foreign exchange reserves than taking foreign loans on interest.

Bangladesh Bank revises post import financing policy

The Bangladesh Bank today revised its policy for post import financing (PIF) in order to give clarification to banks as importers have faced complexities to get fund properly.

Curbing Loan Default: ‘Match-fixing’ in govt measures

The government seems to lack the will to arrest bad loans and restore corporate governance in the banking sector with the habitual defaulters working the system, analysts said.

Bad loans put Janata in trouble

State-run Janata Bank’s provisioning shortfall has hit a whopping Tk 8,256 crore, the highest-ever deficit for any bank in the country, putting depositors’ money at risk.

Bailout for big loan defaulters

Bangladesh Bank and a government committee have come up with a generous scheme to allow easy rescheduling of defaulted loans, which experts say will hurt the banking sector and the economy at large.

Loan default increases because of bad management

The new finance minister, Mustafa Kamal, has vowed to address the longstanding concerns regarding increasing non-performing loans in banks. Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled, a noted banker and former deputy governor of Bangladesh Bank, talks to The Daily Star's Nazmul Ahasan about the issue.

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

We got less than what we borrowed

Several farmers, accused of defaulting on loans in Pabna, have said they became victims of fraudulent activities when they took the loans from Bangladesh Samabaya Bank.

December 4, 2022
December 4, 2022

Destroying the economy to save the thieves

An unholy nexus of powerful people are protecting those who've stolen thousands of crores.

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Taking loans v tackling laundering: Which serves our long-term interests best?

Fighting tax evasion, preventing trade-based illicit financial outflows and ending the culture of money laundering and loan defaults is a much more sustainable solution to adding to foreign exchange reserves than taking foreign loans on interest.

April 26, 2022
April 26, 2022

Bangladesh Bank revises post import financing policy

The Bangladesh Bank today revised its policy for post import financing (PIF) in order to give clarification to banks as importers have faced complexities to get fund properly.

October 13, 2019
October 13, 2019

Curbing Loan Default: ‘Match-fixing’ in govt measures

The government seems to lack the will to arrest bad loans and restore corporate governance in the banking sector with the habitual defaulters working the system, analysts said.

July 24, 2019
July 24, 2019

Bad loans put Janata in trouble

State-run Janata Bank’s provisioning shortfall has hit a whopping Tk 8,256 crore, the highest-ever deficit for any bank in the country, putting depositors’ money at risk.

March 18, 2019
March 18, 2019

Bailout for big loan defaulters

Bangladesh Bank and a government committee have come up with a generous scheme to allow easy rescheduling of defaulted loans, which experts say will hurt the banking sector and the economy at large.

January 23, 2019
January 23, 2019

Loan default increases because of bad management

The new finance minister, Mustafa Kamal, has vowed to address the longstanding concerns regarding increasing non-performing loans in banks. Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled, a noted banker and former deputy governor of Bangladesh Bank, talks to The Daily Star's Nazmul Ahasan about the issue.