The roundtable has provided the participants with greater insights on emerging energy efficient measures implemented in Bangladesh as well as those considered as global best practices.
The Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperative (LGRD), LGED has proposed to take up nine projects at nine divisions to widen and upgrade the quality of upazila- and union-level roads.
The four "fast-track" power and energy projects except one have failed to make any notable progress and these are still at the initial stage of implementation
The IFC wants to invest $50 million in Pran Agro Business Ltd, Pran Agro Ltd and Natore Agro Ltd to help meet the companies' capital expenditure and working capital requirements. Besides, the IFC wants to invest $22 million i
The increasing gap in both the merchandise and service trades of the country is pushing the current account deficit higher
US dollar was quoted at Tk 83.60 each in the inter-bank forex market on the day against Tk 83.10 of the previous working day
deficit in merchandise trade stood at $13.20 billion in July-March period of FY18. The amount was $7.04 billion in the same period of the past fiscal year. Thus trade deficit registered 87.5 per cent growth during the period
Vulnerable employment is often characterised by inadequate earnings, low productivity and difficult conditions of work that undermine workers' fundamental rights. But the green economy can enable millions of people to overcom
Necessary fiscal measures needed to combat illicit money outflow ahead of upcoming national election. Govt needs to have adequate measures to protect external account and reduce income inequality for the country's overall soc
According to Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) data, the investment-GDP ratio in this fiscal has increased to 31.47 pc from 30.51 pc. Out of that, private sector investment-GDP ratio has increased slightly to 23.25 pc fro
July-April period of the current FY with an overall expenditure of Taka 82,603 crore
SEZs are important because it can provide such infrastructure and help attract international investors. Infrastructure and utility facilities such as roads, power etc. should be developed in the SEZs simultaneously to ensure
Bangladesh government borrowed Tk 13 billion on the day against previously fixed target worth Tk 2.0 billion through holding of its 91-Day Treasury Bills (T-bills)
Ideally, the yield rates on savings certificate should be just a bit higher than the market rates. But now, those have become too high
Gross inflow of FDI in the power sector declined to $168.72 million in 2017, which was $273.30 million in 2016. Similarly, the net FDI in this sector declined by 39 per cent to $163.51 million in 2017 from $267.97 million in
Mirsarai Integrated Industrial City will be readied in phases and the project involving Tk 23.47 billion will house industries like garments and garments accessories, integrated textiles, motorbike assembling, automobile asse
LDC graduation might throw Bangladesh into 'double trouble' as the country's preparation for coping with the post-graduation challengers is not satisfactory
Govt planning for introducing double slab of VAT system from the FY 2019-20 instead of 15pc flat VAT rate
The size of the next national budget will be Tk 4.6 trillion and different ministries combinedly will get an aggregate allocation equivalent to at least 15 per cent of the national budget on project and programmes involving c
FDI stock from South Korea had reached $1088.52 million up until 2017. Korean firms invested $103.05 million in Bangladeshi textile and weaving sector in 2017, which was $100.83 million in 2016.