Opinion / How can Bangladesh manage its external debt?

The mounting debt servicing obligations also threaten to exacerbate the strain on the country’s low foreign exchange reserves.

4w ago

Why is WTO’s 13th Ministerial Conference important for Bangladesh?

It is especially important now as Bangladesh is set to graduate from its LDC status and become a developing country by 2026.

1m ago

Opinion / Time for exporters to shed the cocoon of cash incentives

In light of the upcoming LDC graduation, exporters need to proactively prepare for changes.

2m ago

The biggest risks facing our world in 2024

The findings of the WEF’s latest Global Risks Report are quite relevant to Bangladesh

3m ago

What to expect from Bangladesh economy in 2024

The year 2023 was indeed one of the most difficult ones in the recent history of Bangladesh in terms of economic performance.

3m ago

What's stopping RMG workers from getting higher wages?

Unless a holistic approach is taken, the sector will continue to fall short of international standards.

5m ago

Opinion / Should the BRICS exclusion disappoint Bangladesh?

Bangladesh’s interest in BRICS arises from various factors.

7m ago

The new tariff policy may help increase competitiveness

It may be considered a step towards Bangladesh’s attempt to diversify exports, attract foreign investment, sign free trade agreements, and ultimately enhance economic progress.

8m ago

Stability without democracy can't sustain growth

Ironically, under the shadow of stability, the quality of economics and politics has been compromised

9m ago

Will it do more harm than good?

It seems there exists a nexus among the policymakers, bank directors, and defaulters which facilitates the process of swindling depositors’ money.

9m ago

New monetary policy will be less effective against inflation

The lack of coherence between the fiscal and monetary policy stances will make the monetary policy less effective in controlling inflation.

9m ago

Cause for frustration for common people

There is not much in it to make us feel better in terms of its focus and measures.

10m ago

The untapped potential of Bangladesh-Japan trade

Over the last five decades, the relationship between Bangladesh and Japan has flourished and evolved into a mutually beneficial and symbiotic partnership, bringing about positive outcomes for both countries.

11m ago

What Bangladesh's new budget should offer to common people

The upcoming budget poses significant challenges – arguably the most challenging in recent times – for economic policymaking in Bangladesh.

11m ago

Ajay Banga’s plateful of challenges

One of the first things Banga would have to tackle is reforming and modernising the institution, something that stakeholders have asked for across sectors.

11m ago

Why low global prices don't reach Bangladeshi consumers

High commodity prices in the global market are often used as an excuse to justify price hikes in the domestic market, even if there is no direct correlation

1y ago

Navigating sky-high prices in Ramadan

Arresting high prices requires more focused and extensive actions by the government.

1y ago

Invest more to accelerate gender equality

Achieving gender equality requires collective effort from all members of society.

1y ago
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