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    Import payment surges 20pc in Mar on Ramadan

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 12:38am on April 24, 2017

    Import bill payment in March surged by 20.46 per cent year-on-year due to a rise in payment of bills for food products imported to meet...

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    BB meets 20 banks on loan recovery today

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:14pm on April 16, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has summoned 20 banks to a meeting today to discuss their lower loan recovery performance against their defaulted and written-off loans..

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    Govt repays banks Tk 25,785cr in Jul-Mar with costly NSC loans

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 09:42pm on April 09, 2017

    The government repaid bank loans amounting to Tk 25,785.55 crore in nine months (July-March) of this financial year as it continues taking loans through selling...

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    Trade deficit soars to $6b in 8 months

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:12pm on April 05, 2017

    The country’s trade deficit soared by 45.39 per cent to $6.08 billion in the first eight months of the current financial year 2016-17 compared with...

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    Pvt sector credit growth rises in Feb

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:13pm on March 31, 2017

    The private sector credit growth increased significantly in February from that of the previous month as import payments jumped in recent months due to a...

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    Investment in govt savings tools leaps to Tk 33,283cr in Jul-Feb

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 09:59pm on March 30, 2017

    The net investment in the national savings certificates and bonds in the July-February period of the current financial year 2016-17 increased by 67.32 per cent...

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    HC orders status quo over BB show-cause notices on NRBC Bank

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:12pm on March 29, 2017

    The High Court on Tuesday asked the Bangladesh Bank to maintain a status quo over two of its show-cause notices served on managing director and...

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    Defaulted industrial loans rise 24pc in H1

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:06pm on March 28, 2017

    The amount of defaulted industrial loans soared by 24.39 per cent or Tk 4,816.65 crore in July-December of the current fiscal year 2016-2017 compared with...

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    BB plans cash incentives for remitters

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:27pm on March 22, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has planned to place a proposal before the government to give cash incentives to non-resident Bangladeshis who send up to $200 in remittance...

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    Defaulted farm loans rise by 17.73pc in Feb

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:15pm on March 21, 2017

    Defaulted loans in the country’s agriculture sector increased by 17.73 per cent in February year-on-year as the scheduled banks did not take adequate measures to...