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Bangladesh gets IMF board approval for $1.12 billion in loans

The funds will be added to the reserves in two days

Journey to be painful, but necessary

Mansur, a former economist at the International Monetary Fund, said interest rates would rise. This may slow the economy further, but it is necessary to overcome the challenges.

Market-driven interest rate returns after four years

The central bank took the decision as people have been struggling with the high level of prices for around two years.

IMF eases forex reserves target

Thanks to bold reform measures taken by the authorities, the IMF has drastically slashed the Net International Reserves (NIR) requirement for Bangladesh for the fourth tranche of the $4.7 billion loans.

More banking reforms, subsidy cuts prescribed

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) emphasised more reforms in the banking sector and tax collections and reducing subsidies to help the economy turn around.

Three difficult choices to heal economy

Bangladesh yesterday made three major decisions to cushion the economy against critical risks such as stubborn inflation and depletion of foreign currency reserves.

IMF injected cash into Bangladesh, Sri Lanka. Are the two economies diverging?

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have received loan payouts from IMF, strengthening their buffers against risks to foreign exchange reserves

IMF recommends calibrated monetary tightening, exchange rate flexibility

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised Bangladesh to continue to focus on containing inflation and rebuilding external resilience.

IMF approves $681m in 2nd tranche of loan for Bangladesh

The IMF board yesterday approved the second instalment of $681 million for Bangladesh, putting to bed the uncertainty surrounding the tranche given that the country failed to meet two of the conditions needed for its release

June 24, 2024
June 24, 2024

Bangladesh gets IMF board approval for $1.12 billion in loans

The funds will be added to the reserves in two days

May 9, 2024
May 9, 2024

Journey to be painful, but necessary

Mansur, a former economist at the International Monetary Fund, said interest rates would rise. This may slow the economy further, but it is necessary to overcome the challenges.

May 9, 2024
May 9, 2024

Market-driven interest rate returns after four years

The central bank took the decision as people have been struggling with the high level of prices for around two years.

May 9, 2024
May 9, 2024

Three difficult choices to heal economy

Bangladesh yesterday made three major decisions to cushion the economy against critical risks such as stubborn inflation and depletion of foreign currency reserves.

May 9, 2024
May 9, 2024

More banking reforms, subsidy cuts prescribed

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) emphasised more reforms in the banking sector and tax collections and reducing subsidies to help the economy turn around.

May 9, 2024
May 9, 2024

IMF eases forex reserves target

Thanks to bold reform measures taken by the authorities, the IMF has drastically slashed the Net International Reserves (NIR) requirement for Bangladesh for the fourth tranche of the $4.7 billion loans.

December 14, 2023
December 14, 2023

IMF injected cash into Bangladesh, Sri Lanka. Are the two economies diverging?

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have received loan payouts from IMF, strengthening their buffers against risks to foreign exchange reserves

December 13, 2023
December 13, 2023

IMF recommends calibrated monetary tightening, exchange rate flexibility

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised Bangladesh to continue to focus on containing inflation and rebuilding external resilience.

December 13, 2023
December 13, 2023

IMF approves $681m in 2nd tranche of loan for Bangladesh

The IMF board yesterday approved the second instalment of $681 million for Bangladesh, putting to bed the uncertainty surrounding the tranche given that the country failed to meet two of the conditions needed for its release

December 12, 2023
December 12, 2023

IMF to discuss Bangladesh's 2nd loan tranche today

A board meeting of IMF isto be held today, where about $681 million in a second loan tranche is expected to be approved for Bangladesh

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