The report also observed that China's US$4-US$8 trillion Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) infrastructure drive is a bigger plus for China than for the countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe where it is investing.
"We need to make realistic projections on domestic resource mobilisation," said Dr Mujeri, a former chief economist of the Bangladesh Bank
It usually happens when an economy booms.
Boosterish claims of progress in US- China trade talks lifted global stocks on Friday, sending Wall Street to its longest winning streak in more than two decades.
The FDI is coming from Japan, Malaysia, China, United Kingdom (UK), Singapore, UAE, India, Australia and South Korea to the country’s building materials, steel, power, processed food, paint, petro chemical and garment accesso
Bangladesh is performing well and is on the track towards attaining many targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while achieving SDGs will critically depend on the availability of resources including external supp
The United Kingdom has pledged to work together with Bangladesh for bolstering trade, economic and security cooperation.
In the first quarter (2018-19) of the current fiscal year (July-September), the export growth in the country's services sector was 55.52 percent. Yesterday, the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) released updated statistics.
The new EFD will replace the electronic cash register (ECR) and the point of sale (POS)
Corruption, access to finances, policy instability, high tax rates and complex tax regulations are the major concerns of the businesses.
Considering the present situation, Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has decided not to raise the gas prices
Candidates for city corporation and union council elections must furnish their taxpayer identification number (TINs) for running in election for local government bodies
A total of 555,393 Bangladeshis found job abroad from January to September of 2018. The number was 736,461 in the corresponding period of 2017
An Economic Relations Division (ERD) additional secretary and the Indian deputy high commissioner in Dhaka will lead the review meeting at ERD office here
On October 3, the VAT wing of the NBR waived 93.24 per cent Supplementary Duty at the production stage, 15 per cent VAT at the trading (business) stage and 5.0 per cent advance trade VAT (ATV) on the product
Some labour leaders and non-government organisations (NGOs) are engaged in propaganda and trying to create an unstable situation by instigating the workers despite acceptance of the PM-set minimum wage by the owners
Petrobangla and its subsidiary gas marketing and distribution companies submitted proposals early this year to the energy regulator to raise blended domestic gas price for all types of consumers except households
Dubbed Nagad, the service will be regulated under the ‘Bangladesh Postal Act Amendments 2010’ Section 3(2), a law made especially for the Bangladesh Post Office
The new VAT law is focused on automated record keeping for ensuring transparency
Workers are now pressed for doing extra work within the regular working hours. The factory owners ask them to finish their work within the stipulated time, warning that if they fail, additional time would not be counted as ov