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6d ago| MACRO MIRROR

Loan defaulters are putting the banking sector at risk

Despite economic progress over time, Bangladesh’s financial sector continues to be dominated by banks that stand on shaky ground.

2w ago| MACRO MIRROR

From rhetoric to realisation of climate actions at COP27

Despite demands from climate-change-affected countries, the issue of loss and damage has been contentious at the global forum.

3w ago| MACRO MIRROR

Can an IMF loan rescue Bangladesh's economy?

Our current economic situation is one in which countries usually look to the IMF for balance of payment support.

Budget 2022-23: Inflationary concerns not addressed adequately

If one looks at the inflationary measures that are proposed in the FY2022-23 budget, there are ample reasons to be frustrated.

Issues that should be in focus in budget 2022-23

The finance minister of Bangladesh is scheduled to place the national budget for 2022-23 fiscal year at parliament on June 9.

8 things the government can do to stabilise the dollar rate

Exchange rate management is an important task for the central bank. In Bangladesh, though the central bank follows a floating exchange rate, it manages the foreign exchange market through intervention.

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

Loan defaulters are putting the banking sector at risk

Despite economic progress over time, Bangladesh’s financial sector continues to be dominated by banks that stand on shaky ground.

November 6, 2022
November 6, 2022

From rhetoric to realisation of climate actions at COP27

Despite demands from climate-change-affected countries, the issue of loss and damage has been contentious at the global forum.

October 30, 2022
October 30, 2022

Can an IMF loan rescue Bangladesh's economy?

Our current economic situation is one in which countries usually look to the IMF for balance of payment support.

October 24, 2022
October 24, 2022

How are LDCs faring with agricultural trade and food security?

LDCs are predominantly agricultural economies, but are also highly dependent on food imports.

October 16, 2022
October 16, 2022

Is Bangladesh ready to face a global food crisis?

We now face the real risk of massive hunger and famine.

October 10, 2022
October 10, 2022

Two major economic woes Bangladesh needs to address right now

High inflation and low export and remittance earnings are a major cause for concern at the moment.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Significance of BIMSTEC during turbulent times

BIMSTEC countries have the potential for benefiting mutually and contributing to the global economy.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

South Asian nations need a collective plan to tackle climate change

Given the nature of climate-induced problems faced by the countries in South Asia, policymakers should undertake both adaptation and mitigation measures.

September 4, 2022
September 4, 2022

PM Hasina’s India visit: Will our expectations be met?

The Bangladesh-India relationship covers a wide range of sectors

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Here's how we can beat the heat waves

The world is feeling the scorching heat this summer, with heat waves sweeping across several countries in Europe and Asia.