National Budget 2018-19

Minister suggests lowering prices of liquor

Housing and Public Works Minister Engr Mosharraf Hossain suggests cutting down customs duty on liquor for the sake of flourishing tourism in the country.

June 28, 2018
June 28, 2018

JS passes national budget FY 2018-19

The Jatiya Sangsad passes the proposed Tk 4,64,573 crore national budget for 2018-19 fiscal year.

June 18, 2018
June 18, 2018

Minister suggests lowering prices of liquor

Housing and Public Works Minister Engr Mosharraf Hossain suggests cutting down customs duty on liquor for the sake of flourishing tourism in the country.

June 13, 2018
June 13, 2018

No VAT on remittance: NBR

No VAT or tax has been imposed on remittance in the proposed budget for 2018-19 fiscal year, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) says.

June 10, 2018
June 10, 2018

MPs blast Muhith for bank scams

​Opposition and some of the ruling party lawmakers in the parliament criticises Finance Minister AMA Muhith for not stating any measures in the proposed budget for fiscal 2018-19 against irregularities in the financial and banking sectors.

June 9, 2018
June 9, 2018

No directions on SDGs in proposed budget: SANEM

The proposed budget for fiscal 2018-19 does not have any directions to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM) says.

June 9, 2018
June 9, 2018

Tax measures to hurt middle class

The proposed budgetary measures for fiscal 2018-19 will benefit the high and low income people, leaving the middle- and lower middle-class, which form the majority of Bangladesh's population, strained, said the Centre for Policy Dialogue yesterday.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Jobs there, not right skills

Samidul Haque obtained a BBA degree from a private university a year ago.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Business-as-usual budget

Finance Minister AMA Muhith presented the FY2018-19 national budget to parliament yesterday. This is a historic event in the sense that it is his tenth consecutive budget that reflects the continuity in fiscal management.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

New squeeze for middle class

Shifa Hosne and her husband have been saving up money to buy a small flat in the city, where property price is already way beyond the capacity of service holders with fixed income.