Default loan in Bangladesh

Bad loans hit historic high

Default loans in the banking sector of Bangladesh hit an all-time high of Tk 182,295 crore, but no reform programme to reduce it has been announced in the budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

Default loans hit historic high of Tk 1,82,295 crore

Bad loans rose by Tk 36,367 crore in just three months

Unearth real data of bad loans

At the end of December 2023, Bangladesh's banking sector had NPLs worth Tk 145,600 crore, around 9 percent of total outstanding loans, central bank data showed.

State banks' default loan surges

Default loans in the banking sector shot to a historic high at the end of June this year owing to rising non-performing loans (NPLs) at state-owned commercial banks, said Bangladesh Bank (BB) yesterday. The amount of NPLs at the state banks stood at Tk 74,450 crore, up 28.45 percent from

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Default loans rises nearly 17%

Habitual defaulters' reluctance to repay the funds fuelled the amount to reach Tk 120,656 crore

Weak banking sector, Achilles’ heel of economy

The International Monetary Fund has identified the problems in the banking system, including the high volume of defaulted loans, as one of the three domestic risks that derail the economy in the short- to medium-term.

June 7, 2024
June 7, 2024

Bad loans hit historic high

Default loans in the banking sector of Bangladesh hit an all-time high of Tk 182,295 crore, but no reform programme to reduce it has been announced in the budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

June 6, 2024
June 6, 2024

Default loans hit historic high of Tk 1,82,295 crore

Bad loans rose by Tk 36,367 crore in just three months

April 22, 2024
April 22, 2024

Unearth real data of bad loans

At the end of December 2023, Bangladesh's banking sector had NPLs worth Tk 145,600 crore, around 9 percent of total outstanding loans, central bank data showed.

October 5, 2023
October 5, 2023

State banks' default loan surges

Default loans in the banking sector shot to a historic high at the end of June this year owing to rising non-performing loans (NPLs) at state-owned commercial banks, said Bangladesh Bank (BB) yesterday. The amount of NPLs at the state banks stood at Tk 74,450 crore, up 28.45 percent from

May 21, 2023
May 21, 2023

What makes Bangladesh the 'champion' of default loans?

The news of Bangladesh occupying the second-highest position in South Asia in terms of a bad loan ratio is no surprise.

March 18, 2023
March 18, 2023

Why delay probing money launderers?

Investigators sitting on information about Dubai real estate purchase despite HC order

March 8, 2023
March 8, 2023

Is dual citizenship to blame for money laundering?

“Is Bangladesh a place of looters?” – this question was raised by the High Court last month.

February 19, 2023
February 19, 2023

Default loans rises nearly 17%

Habitual defaulters' reluctance to repay the funds fuelled the amount to reach Tk 120,656 crore

February 5, 2023
February 5, 2023

Weak banking sector, Achilles’ heel of economy

The International Monetary Fund has identified the problems in the banking system, including the high volume of defaulted loans, as one of the three domestic risks that derail the economy in the short- to medium-term.

January 1, 2023
January 1, 2023

2023 will be the year of inflation and financial turpitude

While the government is distracted by elections, the financial economy will suffer

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