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Remittances are raising hope in November

Own correspondent, Dhaka, 21 November 2023: The instability of the dollar market is gradually increasing. Dollars are not available in banks and money changers at fixed rates. In particular, all previous records were broken for dollar sales in the open market. The dollar crisis has led to a tightening of imports.

Country's economy turning around

Dhaka, January 18: The country's economy is turning around. The economy is gaining momentum again as export earnings and remittances are increasing along with import expenditure coming under control. As a result, the pressure on foreign exchange reserves is gradually easing.

Bangladesh Bank warns against defacing currency notes

Dhaka, September 29: Bangladesh Bank has instructed to avoid writing, sealing or stapling on new and old currency notes. The central bank's Department of Currency Management has issued a circular in this regard on Tuesday (September 28).

Exports increase by 13.5 percent defying second wave of coronavirus

Dhaka, June 5: Defying the second wave of the deadly coronavirus, exports in the country have increased by more than 13.5 percent. 

Early signs of recovery in Bangladesh's economy: World Bank

Dhaka, April 13: According to a new report by the World Bank, the return of exports, strong domestic remittance inflows and ongoing vaccination programs are showing new signs of recovery in Bangladesh's economy.

Maldives to top South Asian economy, followed by Bangladesh: World Bank

Dhaka, March 31: The World Bank predicts that the South Asian economy will recover from the effects of the corona. It said the average growth of South Asia's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2021 could be 7.2 percent. In the next 2022 fiscal year, the average growth may be a little less than 4.4 percent.

Bangladesh has managed to avoid the global economic downturn in epidemic: Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka, January 20: The coronavirus epidemic has caused economic recession in many other countries but Bangladesh has managed to avoid it. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made the remarks in response to separate questions from Jatiya Party's Raushan Ara Mannan and the ruling party's Kazim Uddin in Parliament on Wednesday (January 20).

Trading in the stock market doubles, capital increases by Tk 22,000 crore

Dhaka, January 8: The country's stock market has risen sharply over the past week. In a single week, the main price index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) has risen above four percent. The market capitalization has increased by Tk 22,000 crore or about five percent. And the average daily turnover has almost doubled to around Tk 2,000 crore.

Whitening of black money causing a stir in the economy

Dhaka, January 7: In the last six months, more than Tk 10,000 crore of black money has been whitened (made legal), which has caused a stir in the economy. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal made the remarks in response to a question from reporters after a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Public Procurement held on an online platform on Wednesday (January 6). He took part in the meeting from Singapore.

Inflation eased to 5.29 percent in December 2020

Dhaka, January 7: The general index of inflation declined in December. Inflation in the last month of 2020 fell by 0.23 percentage and stood at 5.29 percentage.

Forex reserves cross $43 billion

Dhaka, December 31: The country's foreign exchange reserves have exceeded USD 43 billion. At present, the foreign exchange reserves are USD 43.17 billion, according to an official press release of the Ministry of Finance on Wednesday (December 30).

৮.২ শতাংশ প্রবৃদ্ধি অর্জনের আশা অর্থমন্ত্রীর

নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ১৬ সেপ্টেম্বর ২০২০ : অর্থমন্ত্রী আ হ ম মুস্তফা কামাল বলেছেন, বর্তমানে আমাদের রেমিট্যান্সের অবস্থা অত্যন্ত ভালো। গত দুই মাসে রফতানি বাণিজ্য পুনরায় আশানুরূপ অবস্থানে আসতে শুরু করেছে। তাই সবকিছু মিলিয়ে আশা করা যায়, লক্ষ্যমাত্রা অনুযায়ী এ অর্থবছরে জিডিপি প্রবৃদ্ধি ৮.১ বা ৮.২ শতাংশ অর্জিত হবে। মঙ্গলবার অর্থ মন্ত্রণালয় থেকে পাঠানো এক প্রেস বিজ্ঞপ্তিতে এসব তথ্য জানানো হয়েছে। ...

Bnagladesh makes major contribution to world GDP growth

নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি ঢাকা, মে ১০ : আগামী পাঁচ বছরের মধ্যে বিশ্ব অর্থনীতির প্রবৃদ্ধিতে প্রভাবশালী ২০ দেশের তালিকায় আসছে বাংলাদেশ। অর্থমন্ত্রী আ হ ম মুস্তফা কামাল এ কথা জানান। বৃহস্পতিবার শেরেবাংলা নগরে অর্থমন্ত্রীর কার্যালয়ে বিশ্বব্যাংকের ভারপ্রাপ্ত কান্ট্রি ডিরেক্টর দানদান চেনসহ বিশ্বব্যাংক প্রতিনিধিদল অর্থমন্ত্রীর সাথে সৌজন্য সাক্ষাৎ করলে তিনি এ কথা বলেন।