inflation in Bangladesh

Bringing down inflation will be difficult: Unnayan Shamannay

Ongoing economic challenges will not make it easy to reduce inflation to 6.5 percent in the next fiscal year, said Atiur Rahman, the chairperson of Unnayan Shamannay

No end in sight: low-income families reel from stubborn inflation

The higher inflation for one of the longest spells in recent decades has left many households in the low-middle-income country with little resources since food costs consist of a much higher share in their consumption basket

Inflation rises to 9.89% in May

Inflation increased to 9.89 percent in May driven by higher food prices, figures from the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics showed today

No respite to consumers: Inflation edges up in March

Inflation edged up in March after marginally easing in the previous month, showing no signs of respite to consumers already hurt by the consistent erosion of buying capacity due to elevated prices. 

Opinion / Taming Inflation: Let the orthodox monetary policy work

Uncontrolled inflationary pressure is one of the most problematic phenomena in the country.

Imperfect competition, subsidies and bailouts: Where is the policy balance

Competition law is not an end in itself and to use it, we need to have a good understanding of how markets work.

Inflation declines in February

The overall inflation in Bangladesh slid 19 basis points to 9.67 percent in February thanks to a fall in the prices of both food and non-food items, according to sources at the planning ministry.

Inflation falls in February

Inflation slides 19 basis points to 9.67℅

World Bank suggests unified exchange rate, further monetary tightening

The World Bank has recommended Bangladesh put in place a unified exchange rate and tighten monetary policy further in order to tame persistently high inflationary pressure and end the foreign exchange crisis.

June 7, 2024
June 7, 2024

Bringing down inflation will be difficult: Unnayan Shamannay

Ongoing economic challenges will not make it easy to reduce inflation to 6.5 percent in the next fiscal year, said Atiur Rahman, the chairperson of Unnayan Shamannay

June 4, 2024
June 4, 2024

No end in sight: low-income families reel from stubborn inflation

The higher inflation for one of the longest spells in recent decades has left many households in the low-middle-income country with little resources since food costs consist of a much higher share in their consumption basket

June 3, 2024
June 3, 2024

Inflation rises to 9.89% in May

Inflation increased to 9.89 percent in May driven by higher food prices, figures from the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics showed today

April 9, 2024
April 9, 2024

No respite to consumers: Inflation edges up in March

Inflation edged up in March after marginally easing in the previous month, showing no signs of respite to consumers already hurt by the consistent erosion of buying capacity due to elevated prices. 

March 19, 2024
March 19, 2024

Taming Inflation: Let the orthodox monetary policy work

Uncontrolled inflationary pressure is one of the most problematic phenomena in the country.

March 10, 2024
March 10, 2024

Imperfect competition, subsidies and bailouts: Where is the policy balance

Competition law is not an end in itself and to use it, we need to have a good understanding of how markets work.

March 7, 2024
March 7, 2024

Inflation declines in February

The overall inflation in Bangladesh slid 19 basis points to 9.67 percent in February thanks to a fall in the prices of both food and non-food items, according to sources at the planning ministry.

March 6, 2024
March 6, 2024

Inflation falls in February

Inflation slides 19 basis points to 9.67℅

February 27, 2024
February 27, 2024

World Bank suggests unified exchange rate, further monetary tightening

The World Bank has recommended Bangladesh put in place a unified exchange rate and tighten monetary policy further in order to tame persistently high inflationary pressure and end the foreign exchange crisis.

February 24, 2024
February 24, 2024

Inflation edges up despite monetary tightening. Why?

Bangladesh's annual average inflation crept up to 9.59% last month, way above the central bank's revised target of 7.5% for the financial year ending in June

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