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    FY18 sees 93.71pc ADP spending, says Kamal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:06pm on July 03, 2018

    Planning minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Tuesday said that the government implemented 93.71 per cent of the downsized annual development programme in the just concluded...

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    Average inflation rises in FY18

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on July 03, 2018

    Average annual inflation increased by 0.44 percentage points in the just concluded financial year 2017-2018 compared with that of previous FY 2016-2017, according to data...

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    Govt to take $270m hard loan for Biman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 02, 2018

    The government is taking hard term loan worth $270 million from HSBC for buying to more aircrafts from Boeing. The interest rate of the loan...

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    ICCB for right policies, action to avoid ‘middle-income trap’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on July 01, 2018

    International Chamber of Commerce Bangladesh president Mahbubur Rahman on Saturday emphasised right policies and timely action for avoiding falling into the ‘middle-income trap’ as he...

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    FY19 starts today with polls-centric economic challenges

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:05am on July 01, 2018

    Financial year 2018-2019 begins today with a number of challenges for the government in economic front including election-centric sluggishness of private and foreign investment amid...

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    Outgoing FY to see 7.78pc GDP growth: PM

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:34pm on June 27, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday told parliament that the GDP growth rate in the outgoing fiscal year (2017-18) would be 7.78 per cent, which...

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    Proposed budget aimed at appeasing influencial pepole

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:28pm on June 25, 2018

    The proposed national budget for the upcoming fiscal year is not public welfare-oriented, rather it is aimed at appeasing a section of influential people, said...

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    FBCCI hails IBBL’s move to bring down interest rate to single digit

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:24pm on June 19, 2018

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry has hailed Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited for its move to bring down interest rate to single...

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    Customs to get int’l passengers’ info in advance

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2018

    The government has incorporated a provision in the proposed Finance Bill-2018 to introduce sharing of international passengers’ information in advance with the country’s customs authority...

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    Bangladesh, Japan sign Tk 15,326cr loan deals for 6 projects

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on June 15, 2018

    The government of Japan will provide 200,371 million Japanese yen (approximately Tk 15,326 crore or $1,831 million) for Bangladesh under its 39th Official Development Assistance...