Bangladesh’s revenue-GDP ratio way lower than peers

Bangladesh’s revenue-GDP ratio is a third of the median seen in the countries that have the same credit rating, highlighting the country’s weak capacity to finance development and support growth, according to American credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings.   

Revenue collection crosses Tk 3 lakh crore for first time

Revenue collection grew 15.51 per cent year-on-year to Tk 300,179 crore in the just-concluded fiscal year of 2021-22, according to the provisional data of the National Board of Revenue (NBR).

Europe's news agencies blast Google, Facebook for 'plundering' content

Europe's biggest news agencies accuses Google and Facebook of "plundering" news for free in a joint statement that called on the internet giants to share more of their revenues with the media.

Cricket: India's cricket board rejects proposal to trim revenue

India has voted against a proposed shake-up of cricket's global governing body that threatens its influence as one of the game's "Big Three" powers along with Australia and England.

Football: Premier League stars tackle weak pound

The Premier League's star imports are demanding huge pay rises as clubs' TV revenues rocket, Chinese teams entice them with mega wages -- and the pound slumps ahead of Brexit.

Football: Man Utd dethrone Real Madrid as cash kings

Manchester United's relative failure on the pitch has not been reflected off it as for the first time in over a decade they top Deloitte's Football Money League for revenue in the 2015/16 season.

Man City make record revenue

English Premier League leaders Manchester City on Tuesday announced record turnover of $480 million and its Abu Dhabi owners said the club has reached a "turning point".

Barcelona 1-0 Real Madrid: Catalans beat Blancos in economic Clasico

The Catalans host Real Madrid at Camp Nou on December 3 and while they may not be ahead of their fiercest rivals in La Liga at the moment, they hold the advantage in economic terms.

2017 Champions Trophy / BCCI threatens to pull out

Following its exclusion from the ICC's financial committee, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has threatened to pull out of the 2017 Champions Trophy.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Revenue collection shortfall anticipated

It is hardly surprising that a premier think tank in the country has once again calculated that the government in all probability will miss its tax collection target.

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

Real Madrid top all clubs in revenue for 11th straight year; Barcelona second

Real Madrid are football's biggest moneymaker for the 11th straight year, while Bayern Munich dropped to their lowest position in eight years.

July 28, 2015
July 28, 2015

Volkswagen overtakes Toyota in sales

Germany's Volkswagen becomes the world's biggest-selling vehicle maker in the first half of the year, overtaking Toyota for the first time.

July 2, 2015
July 2, 2015

Facebook to share advertising revenue with video creators

The company launches a suggested videos feed that curates a sequence of clips, interspersed with adverts.

June 4, 2015
June 4, 2015

Civil servants' bonus, festival allowances also come under tax

Finance Minister Muhith proposes imposing tax on bonus and festival allowances of civil servants besides their salary in the 2015-16 budget.

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