February 24, 2024, 4:09 pm
The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved the conversion of Akhaura-Sylhet Meter Gauge Section of Bangladesh Railway into dual gauge with an estimated cost of Taka 16,104.44 crore.
In the first quarter of 2019, employment growth in the United States averaged 180,000 per month after upward revisions for the reading of January and February job gains.
The forecast came in the latest report of the Bangkok-based Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) released Thursday.
The country scored 65th in 2006-the first year of assessing such status of world economies.
The inauguration of the development projects will open a new horizon in industrialisation and employment for country’s overall development,
The report added that regulatory predictability will drive the growth further up.
According to FIR, the accused officials embezzled around TK 2,05,06,992.
The report says support for e-commerce in a comprehensive national strategy – recognising all barriers to business from 'an ecosystem perspective' – would help to increase the confidence of the general public in e-commerce, a
The Bank issued the warning while reviewing 11 problem projects at a meeting at its Dhaka office last month ; it is providing lion's share of the costs for those undertakings.
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said Sunday the essential commodities will be exempted from value added tax (VAT) when the new relevant law comes into effect in July.
he National Board of Revenue (NBR) is set to start an onsite inspection from the next month to cross-check whether corporate taxpayers' source tax deduction matches with expenditures, officials said.
A two-day meeting of the customs officials of Bangladesh and India would begin on Sunday, aiming to ease bilateral trade and stop smuggling.
The government has taken up a massive development programme for the struggling Mongla port with Indian financial support.
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) plans to introduce a system to prevent the open market sale of items imported under bond facilities.
Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury today said the role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is very important in maintaining economic stability across the globe.
The budget totalling Tk 5.24 trillion and 9.5 billion is due to be placed before parliament on June 13, according to a finance ministry projection.
Corporate tax rate in Bangladesh is one of the highest in this region, contributing to flight of capital abroad.
Authorities are collecting data on international transactions of multinational companies to stop them from siphoning off money from Bangladesh.
They also found a correlation between the rise of non-performing loans (NPLs) and money laundering.
The finance minister also emphasised increased privatisation of the education sector to bring the private sector players in the arena.