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    FY19 capital machinery import drop contradicts GDP growth

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on August 02, 2019

    Import payments for capital machinery dropped while the payments for industrial raw materials posted a meagre growth in the recently concluded fiscal year 2018-2019, contradicting...

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    Imperialism in a coffee cup

    John Smith | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    MAINSTREAM politics in Europe and North America is increasingly divided into two hostile camps: on one side are conservative reactionaries who glorify imperialism and wish...

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    China Q2 GDP growth slows to 27-year low as trade war bites

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    China’s economic growth slowed to 6.2 per cent in the second quarter, its weakest pace in at least 27 years, as demand at home and...

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    Mitsotakis becomes Greece’s new PM

    Agence-France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2019

    Greece’s new prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, formally takes up the reins Monday, a day after an election victory that puts him in charge of the...

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    Missing masses amidst clientelism

    Unnayan Onneshan | Updated at 12:00am on June 16, 2019

    THE 48th national budget of the 2019–20 financial year is placed when macroeconomic instability looms large with creeping imbalances while the situation of common people...

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    Agriculture’s share in GDP drops amid lack of govt support

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:20am on June 15, 2019

    Growth rate of the agriculture sector and its contribution to the country’s economy have dropped amid lack of government support and initiative for modernising the...

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    FICCI says budget challenging

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on June 15, 2019

    The Foreign Investors’ Chamber of Commerce & Industry on Friday said that the proposed budget of Tk 5,23,190 crore for the next fiscal year was challenging...

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    PM finds budget critics ‘mentally sick’

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:30pm on June 14, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina starts briefing the media about the national budget placed in parliament on Thursday for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. The prime minister...

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    A high GDP estimation that belies expected entailments

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 11, 2019

    A HIGH growth of the gross domestic product that the government has estimated — a record 8.13 per cent in the outgoing 2018–2019 financial year,...

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    GDP growth doubted, quality questioned

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:23am on June 10, 2019

    Bangladesh has become one of the fastest growing economies in the world with a record 8.13 per cent gross domestic product growth in the outgoing...