US dollar crisis

Dollar crisis puts small and medium firms on weaker footing

Dollar crisis along with LC opening difficulties is giving small and medium firms no respite

Time to set realistic dollar exchange rates

Central bank should read the market, revise rules accordingly to ensure stability

Leather and footwear export fall

The exports of leather footwear from Bangladesh declined 4.28 per cent year-on-year in July-May of the ongoing financial year owing to lower orders from Europe, the main market, official figures showed. 

BASIS calls for long-term policy support

Players in the ICT industry of Bangladesh have urged the government to adopt long-term policies, which include extending income tax exemption for the sector by six years and incentivising exports of IT-enabled services (ITES).

We must curb rising inequality

Reforms following the IMF prescription should not harm disadvantaged groups

Why the US dollar is an optimal reserve currency for Bangladesh

The proposition that Bangladesh will move away from the US dollar-based payment settlement to a new international payment settlement is of no economic substance.

A reality check for the renminbi

It seems that the internationalisation of the renminbi is well underway.

Goods transport thru Dhaka-Ctg railway halved

Cargo shipments to and from Chattogram port via railways have halved as import-export activities have fallen sharply amid the ongoing US dollar crisis, according to official sources.

Pharmaceutical shipments making a turnaround

Pharmaceutical shipments from Bangladesh are slowly making a turnaround with a gradual improvement in the global US dollar crisis, according to drug exporters.

January 15, 2024
January 15, 2024

Dollar crisis puts small and medium firms on weaker footing

Dollar crisis along with LC opening difficulties is giving small and medium firms no respite

November 22, 2023
November 22, 2023

Time to set realistic dollar exchange rates

Central bank should read the market, revise rules accordingly to ensure stability

June 8, 2023
June 8, 2023

Leather and footwear export fall

The exports of leather footwear from Bangladesh declined 4.28 per cent year-on-year in July-May of the ongoing financial year owing to lower orders from Europe, the main market, official figures showed. 

May 18, 2023
May 18, 2023

BASIS calls for long-term policy support

Players in the ICT industry of Bangladesh have urged the government to adopt long-term policies, which include extending income tax exemption for the sector by six years and incentivising exports of IT-enabled services (ITES).

May 17, 2023
May 17, 2023

We must curb rising inequality

Reforms following the IMF prescription should not harm disadvantaged groups

May 16, 2023
May 16, 2023

Why the US dollar is an optimal reserve currency for Bangladesh

The proposition that Bangladesh will move away from the US dollar-based payment settlement to a new international payment settlement is of no economic substance.

April 7, 2023
April 7, 2023

A reality check for the renminbi

It seems that the internationalisation of the renminbi is well underway.

March 12, 2023
March 12, 2023

Goods transport thru Dhaka-Ctg railway halved

Cargo shipments to and from Chattogram port via railways have halved as import-export activities have fallen sharply amid the ongoing US dollar crisis, according to official sources.

March 6, 2023
March 6, 2023

Pharmaceutical shipments making a turnaround

Pharmaceutical shipments from Bangladesh are slowly making a turnaround with a gradual improvement in the global US dollar crisis, according to drug exporters.

February 14, 2023
February 14, 2023

Dollar crisis hurts pesticide imports, may hit crop output

Crop protection chemical sellers in Bangladesh are facing difficulty in opening letters of credit amid banks’ lack of interest owing to the crunch of the US dollar.

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