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Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 21: Dollar crisis in the country is at an extreme. Bangladesh Bank is providing dollars from the reserve to eliminate this crisis. And this is pulling the reserve. The country's foreign exchange reserves have further fallen to USD 35 billion. This information is known from the sources of Bangladesh Bank.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 12: The commercial banks have determined the maximum dollar price for the import, export, and remittance of the banks. From now on, if expatriates send remittances through banking channels in the country, the bank will pay a maximum of Tk 108 per dollar. If government incentives of Tk 2.50 are added, it will be Tk 110.50.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 9: There is a kind of competition between banks in buying remittances from expatriates. This situation has arisen recently due to dollar crisis in the country's market. In this case, the bank that can pay the highest price is the bank that gets the remittance. As a result, there is a kind of instability in the market. To solve this problem, the banks have recommended fixing the same price in the purchase of expatriate income or remittances.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 2: Recently, the country has faced a dollar crisis. Various initiatives have been taken by the government and Bangladesh Bank to overcome this crisis. Dollars are released into the market almost every day from the foreign exchange reserves of the central bank. This has also put a strain on the reserves. Reserves have now fallen below USD 40 billion.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 1: The central bank has ordered the sale of more than 10,000 unauthorized dollars or equivalent foreign currency brought by expatriates by September 30. That is, expatriates who have brought more than 10,000 dollars or foreign currency with them when coming to the country must sell it to an authorized dealer bank or a licensed money changer by September 30. Otherwise, legal action will be taken.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 13: Bangladesh Bank has decided to do branch-to-branch dollar transactions in all banks of the country to reduce dependence on money exchange organizations.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 3: Bangladesh Bank has suspended the licenses of five money changers including Bismillah Money Exchange, Drawing Money Exchange and Faiz Money Exchange for manipulating dollars in the open market.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 19: From now on, the board of directors of the banks can decide what benefits will be given to defaulted loans. Bank owners can now decide what benefits can be given to defaulters.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 15: Bangladesh Bank has instructed the scheduled banks operating in the country to write Brahmanbaria instead of B-baria in all official work. On Thursday (July 14), the Department of Offsite Supervision of the central bank issued a circular in this regard.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 13: Abdur Rouf Talukder has taken charge as the new Governor of Bangladesh Bank.
Dhaka, June 12, 2022: Abdur Rauf Talukder has been appointed as the Governor of Bangladesh Bank for four years.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 2: The remittance inflow has suddenly declined. Expatriates sent USD 188 crore 54 lakh in remittances in May. This figure is USD 12.55 crore less than the previous month and USD 28.57 crore less than the same period last year.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 1: The FBCCI, the apex body of traders, has sought special loan repayment facility till December this year (2022).
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 28: Bangladesh Bank Governor Fazle Kabir said, "The dollar crisis and inflation have become a major challenge. Due to this there has been a huge trade deficit. In order to meet this challenge, not only the central bank, but all public and private commercial banks have to work collectively."
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 27: The Bangladesh Bank has fixed the Taka-US Dollar exchange rate at Tk 87.90 per dollar in the interbank currency market. But the commercial banks are not abiding by this rate. Banks are charging as much as they want in exchange of dollars. This has created instability in the market. In such a situation, the dollar will be sold at an uniform rate in all the exchange houses of the country to cut the instability of the dollar market, which will be fixed by the ABB and BAFEDA, and the matter will be reviewed by the central bank.