The recent retail electricity tariff hike will ultimately create an additional economic burden on the smooth operations of the private sector and power intensive industries, Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) President Barrister Md Sameer Sattar said.
Professor M Shamsul Alam talks to Naznin Tithi of The Daily Star about the reasons behind the recent electricity price hike and how the energy sector can be made more efficient.
What impacts will the recent electricity price hike bring, in the context of the ongoing inflation?
Speaking to us about this issue is Anu Muhammad, professor of economics at Jahangirnagar University.
The war in Ukraine has dealt a major shock to commodity markets, altering global patterns of trade, production, and consumption in ways that will keep prices at historically high levels through the end of 2024, according to the World Bank’s latest Commodity Markets Outlook report.
Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) will hold public hearings in two phases from tomorrow on increasing prices of electricity at bulk and retail levels.