Russia Ukraine War

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

“Half a million metric tonnes of diesel could be saved if solar irrigation pumps introduced”

Prime Minister's energy advisor Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury has urged officials to work towards developing a diverse energy sector.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Boris Johnson says if Putin "were a woman", there'd be no Ukraine war

Russian President Vladimir Putin would not have started the war in Ukraine if he was a woman, according to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

RMG exports to Russia on decline

The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has started to have a heavy impact on garment shipments to Russia as export earnings are declining significantly from this promising market for Bangladeshi apparel goods. 

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

FY 2022-23 budget to be cautiously larger

The government is preparing the budget in a cautious way, refraining from increasing expenditure by too much of an extent, keeping in mind the ongoing global economic crisis stemming from the pandemic and Russia-Ukraine war, State Minister for Planning Shamsul Alam said.

June 3, 2022
June 3, 2022

Exports slow as raging inflation, uncertainty hit West

Export earnings, the largest source of foreign currencies for Bangladesh, slowed in May reflecting the fall in demand in western economies reeling from the crisis caused by higher inflation, the Russian–Ukraine war and supply chain bottlenecks.

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

Russian invasion of Ukraine: Understanding Bangladesh’s position

Bangladesh’s abstention from voting on a resolution on March 2, 2022 is not a diplomatic dilemma.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Bangladesh can't take Russian oil, wheat in fear of sanctions: Momen

Bangladesh's Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said Bangladesh is not taking oil from Russia in fear of sanctions.

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

Edible oil crisis: Time to overcome vulnerabilities

When Farid Uddin planted sunflower, sesame and groundnut on his 80-decimal land, he had no idea that prices of edible oil would skyrocket.

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

Food, energy price shocks from Ukraine war could last for years: World Bank

The war in Ukraine has dealt a major shock to commodity markets, altering global patterns of trade, production, and consumption in ways that will keep prices at historically high levels through the end of 2024, according to the World Bank’s latest Commodity Markets Outlook report.

April 20, 2022
April 20, 2022

China stands for peace and opposes war: Ambassador Jiming on Ukraine war

Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming has said the ongoing tragedy in Ukraine has broken hearts of many and that China stands for peace and opposes war.