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    45pc disbursed, influential quarters take most

    Shakhawat  Hossain | Updated at 11:38pm on November 26, 2020

    Around 45 per cent or Tk 55,795 crore of the Tk 1.21 lakh crore stimulus packages announced to overcome the economic shocks from the lingering...

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    Stimulus fund release to SMEs slow

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:20pm on November 13, 2020

    The finance ministry, in a series of meetings in the current month, is going to review the implementation of over Tk 1 lakh crore loan...

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    More stimulus needed to help US economy: US Fed’s Powell

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:47pm on November 06, 2020

    The trajectory of COVID-19 remains key to the US recovery and until it is eradicated, more emergency spending will be ‘essential’ to support the economy,...

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    Govt stimulus packages cover 8pc of country’s employment: CPD

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:51pm on November 05, 2020

    Stimulus packages, announced by the government for economic recovery, had only limited employment impact as 56 per cent of the packages had no mention of...

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    BB grants one more month to complete loan disbursement

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:47pm on November 01, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Sunday extended the deadline for banks and non-bank financial institutions to execute the stimulus package for cottage, micro, small and medium...

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    Tk 15,177cr must be released to CMSMEs in less than 1 month

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:09pm on October 11, 2020

    Scheduled banks must disburse Tk 15,177 crore of the government-announced Tk 20,000 crore stimulus scheme for the cottage, micro, small and medium entrepreneurs in one month...

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    Early disbursement of COVID-19 packages for all sectors is a must

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2020

    A WIDE gap in the distribution of the stimulus packages announced by the government for various sectors to help them to overcome the economic crisis...

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    Small industries ignored

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:15am on October 05, 2020

    Only 17.61 per cent loan was disbursed to small and cottage industries against a whopping 68.36 per cent to big industries under the stimuli announced...

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    Bangladesh Bank eases CMSME loan rules for manufacturing, service sub-sectors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:17pm on August 31, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank has relaxed its rules for banks and non-bank financial institutions to issue loans to the cottage, micro, small and medium entrepreneurs from...

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    BGMEA seeks govt fund again to pay wages for Aug

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:54am on August 25, 2020

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has submitted a fresh proposal to the government seeking financial assistance to pay workers’ wage for August, after...