Thursday, 25 February 2021
Gross domestic product(GDP)
Pandemic to slash $22 trillion off global GDP 2020-25: IMF
Now at $22 trillion, the projected cumulative output loss over 2020 to 2025.
26 Jan 2021, 20:13
CMSMEs are soul of economy: Mannan
Planning minister MA Mannan on Tuesday said cottage, micro, small, and medium sized enterprises (CMSMEs) are the soul of the country’s economy.
12 Jan 2021, 22:21
Contribution of SMEs to GDP around 26 per cent: Tipu
Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Monday said SMEs are the lifeline of Bangladesh’s economy, contributing about 26 per cent to the country’s GDP.
11 Jan 2021, 22:46
WB prediction on Bangladesh economy inconsistent: Finance minister
Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said that the World Bank is not consistent in its prediction about the economy of Bangladesh.
06 Jan 2021, 22:54
Fast track mega projects to contribute up to 4pc GDP growth
The country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is expected to increase by 3 to 4 per cent once the fast track and mega projects of the government are completed
01 Jan 2021, 10:53
2020 in retrospect
Seven ‘wonders’ of the economy
The economy has been hit hard by the outbreak of coronavirus, but several shocking 'wonders' have emerged on the scene in Bangladesh during the crisis
31 Dec 2020, 16:18
Padma bridge’s last span may be put in place Thursday
The last span of Padma bridge may be put in place Thursday. With the placement of the last span, Padma’s two banks Mawa and Jajira will be connected.
09 Dec 2020, 21:54
Padma bridge: Last span likely to be installed 10 Dec
The authorities of the Padma Multi-Purpose Bridge Project have decided to install the last span (41st) of the 6.15km bridge on 10 December if the weather remains favourable and no technical problem ...
08 Dec 2020, 21:26
COVID-19 no setback for Bangladesh’s soaring ship industry
Rivers are Bangladesh’s lifeblood, and strong economic growth in recent years has fuelled more investments in new and bigger ships
21 Nov 2020, 09:21
Recent trend of protectionism, xenophobia may bring further sufferings for people: PM Hasina
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has said there is a need for constructive multilateralism more than ever as the COVID-19 pandemic has reminded that ‘no one is safe until everyone is safe’
10 Nov 2020, 22:44