Bangladesh Economic Crisis

Development strategies: What worked before will not in the future

Bangladesh must embrace change for a sustainable development

No time to waste as new finance minister inherits wobbly economy

The economy is losing momentum. Inflation remains stubborn. Bangladesh is facing deterioration in external buffers, with official reserves falling to $20.18 billion as of January 10, less than half their historic peak in 2021. The currency shock is lingering.

A ‘blended regime’ drives our economic and political crises

Bangladesh is now in the depths of both economic and political crises.

No end in sight to the loan default crisis

Latest figures show how persistent the problem has been

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.

Growth at stake as R&D goes missing / Garment sector sets worst example among industries

The R&D allocation is too meagre for an economy like Bangladesh

Spare the economy more shocks

Political instability is hurting our already fragile economy.

Economic misery to deepen amid political crisis

Most of the macroeconomic indicators of Bangladesh have been in bad shape for the last several months owing to external and internal factors, intensifying people’s suffering as consumer prices surged to record levels.

How long will we ignore R&D?

Investing more in research and development vital for future economic growth

February 1, 2024
February 1, 2024

Development strategies: What worked before will not in the future

Bangladesh must embrace change for a sustainable development

January 12, 2024
January 12, 2024

No time to waste as new finance minister inherits wobbly economy

The economy is losing momentum. Inflation remains stubborn. Bangladesh is facing deterioration in external buffers, with official reserves falling to $20.18 billion as of January 10, less than half their historic peak in 2021. The currency shock is lingering.

December 3, 2023
December 3, 2023

A ‘blended regime’ drives our economic and political crises

Bangladesh is now in the depths of both economic and political crises.

November 24, 2023
November 24, 2023

No end in sight to the loan default crisis

Latest figures show how persistent the problem has been

November 20, 2023
November 20, 2023

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.

November 12, 2023
November 12, 2023

Garment sector sets worst example among industries

The R&D allocation is too meagre for an economy like Bangladesh

November 8, 2023
November 8, 2023

Spare the economy more shocks

Political instability is hurting our already fragile economy.

October 29, 2023
October 29, 2023

Economic misery to deepen amid political crisis

Most of the macroeconomic indicators of Bangladesh have been in bad shape for the last several months owing to external and internal factors, intensifying people’s suffering as consumer prices surged to record levels.

October 24, 2023
October 24, 2023

How long will we ignore R&D?

Investing more in research and development vital for future economic growth

October 3, 2023
October 3, 2023

Weak batch of data paints economy’s deepening woes

Bangladesh wrapped up the last fiscal year of 2022-23 with slower economic growth. A similar trend has persisted in the ongoing fiscal year as portrayed by at least three key indicators: exports, remittances and imports. .The growth of export receipts, the biggest foreign currency earner f

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