It seems the Bangladesh economy is stuck in a time warp, going by the latest edition of the Labour Force Survey unveiled yesterday.
Scrap vessel imports by Bangladesh hit a four-year low in 2022 as banks in the country have become reluctant to open letters of credit amid the ongoing US dollar shortage, according to industry people.
The populist remedies for youth and educated unemployment will not work without a coherent and coordinated plan from the government.
The solution to this problem lies in generating more opportunities for the employment of our graduates – at home and abroad.
Plunging casino revenues in Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, are taking a heavy toll on the wider economy, forcing hundreds of businesses to close down and pushing unemployment to its highest level since 2009.
For nearly two years, Raushan Mahmud has been working as a cashier at a firm that produces garment accessories in Gazipur.
Dhaka ranked sixth among 25 Asian capital cities in official unemployment ratings, whereas Nepal’s capital Kathmandu has the highest rate and Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, recorded as the lowest in this regard, a study reveals recently.
Bangladesh's large youth population has to be equipped with right set of skills to make them employable in the fast-changing job
BNP senior joint secretary general Rizvi Ahmed rejects the proposed national budget for the next fiscal terming it as anti-people.
A physically challenged man with sound higher education in Lalmonirhat returned all his academic certificates to the government yesterday.
Leader of the Opposition in parliament Raushan Ershad humiliates journalists saying most of them chose the profession due to lack of employment.
Unemployment in Bangladesh has been a serious problem particularly for the educated youth. More and more students are pursuing IT and business related subjects.
Though there are many views on 'inclusive growth', the key consensus is that inclusive growth is a growth process which reduces poverty, inequality and social exclusion and promotes 'decent' jobs and economic and social cohesion.
There is need for a well-designed and effective industrial policy wherein monetary (interest rate subsidies) and fiscal incentives (reduced taxes or tax holidays) should be transparent and time-bound.
AS the country battles with layers of snow in the biting cold, its economy brings some positive news.