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    US economy adds 2,66,000 jobs in April

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:59pm on May 07, 2021

    The US economy gained just 2,66,000 jobs in April and the unemployment rate increased slightly to 6.1 per cent, the government reported on Friday, defying...

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    Indonesia economy shrinks for fourth straight quarter

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 10:59pm on May 05, 2021

    Indonesia’s economy shrank for the fourth consecutive quarter in January-March, data showed on Wednesday, as the country’s leaders struggle to overcome a recession wrought by...

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    Venezuela triples wages still not enough to buy food

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 10:50am on May 02, 2021

    Venezuela nearly tripled its minimum wage on Saturday but inflation is so outrageous that that amount of money will not even buy a kilo of...

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    UK cuts global aid due to pandemic’s economic impact

    Associated Press/ UNB . United Nations | Updated at 01:00pm on April 30, 2021

    The United Kingdom said on Thursday it was temporarily reducing its international aid from 14.5 billion pounds — about $20 billion — last year to...

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    Bangladesh economy shows early signs of recovery: WB

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:38pm on April 12, 2021

    Bangladesh’s economy is showing nascent signs of recovery backed by a rebound in exports, strong remittance inflows, and the ongoing vaccination programme...

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    German industrial output continues decline in Feb

    | Updated at 09:49pm on April 09, 2021

    German industrial production dropped for the second month in a row in February after eight months of gains, as the economic impact of the pandemic...

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    WB revises Bangladesh GDP growth projection from 2pc to 3.6pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:26pm on March 31, 2021

    The World Bank on Wednesday revised the GDP growth projection for Bangladesh upward to 3.6 per cent for the current fiscal year 2020-2021. Earlier in...

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    Pathways to end discrimination in the economy

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 23, 2021

    FIFTY years ago, the founding president of the country Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman inherited a war-devastated economy whose physical and social infrastructures were totally shattered....

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    Economy suffered $10b loss in FY20: govt estimate

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:15am on March 18, 2021

    The country’s economy suffered a loss of about $10 billion in financial year 2019-20 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Finance Division secretary Abdur Rouf Talukder...

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    It is time to redesign economics

    Muhammad Yunus | Updated at 07:02pm on March 08, 2021

    The world is facing an unprecedented crisis with the Corona-virus pandemic. Day after day all the failures in our economic and social system, and in...

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