Sectors that contribute most shouldn’t be targetted: Zahid Hussain

'Fair price' makes mustard farmers happy

FY 2021-22: Budget thoughts Jasim Uddin Haroon | Published: April 20, 2021 09:22:42 | Updated: April 20, 2021 12:46:00 Firefighting and recovery efforts on both health and economic fronts ought to be the central features of the budget for the next fiscal year (FY 2021-22), Dr Zahid Hussain, one of the country’s leading economists, said […]

Bangladesh among world’s top 10 in 13 sectors

Bangladesh among world's top 10 in 13 sectors

(MENAFN – NewsIn.Asia) By Fakhrul Islam Dhaka, March 27 (Prothom Alo): Despite being small in size and burgeoning in population, over the past 50 years since its independence Bangladesh has managed to overcome all odds to clinch the envious position of being among the world’s top 10 in 13 sectors. This position has been created […]

Agri, leather sectors’ trade bodies seek tax benefits

WB approves $120m loan for improving food security in Bangladesh

Trade bodies from agriculture and leather sectors on Sunday demanded a number of tax benefits, including withdrawal of source tax on procurement of agro-products and reduction in corporate tax, in the forthcoming national budget for the fiscal year 2021-2022. At a pre-budget discussion with the National Board of Revenue, the associations sought the tax benefits […]

Bangladesh among world’s top 10 in 13 sectors

Bangladesh among world’s top 10 in 13 sectors

First in jute export, second in production Bangladesh was once renowned for its jute, the ‘golden fibre’. It is now the second largest producer of jute and produces 42 per cent of the world’s jute, at 13,35,000 (13 lakh 35 thousand) tonnes. India produces around 2 million (20 lakh) tonnes, that is, 55 per cent […]

New industrial sectors need more focus for post-LDC era: BCI leaders

New industrial sectors need more focus for post-LDC era: BCI leaders

 Industrial sector leaders on Saturday urged the authorities concerned to pay more attention to the development of new industrial sectors to face challenges in the post-LDC era.  “If we want to continue our economic growth, we’ve to concentrate on new sectors in post-LDC (least developed countries) era beyond the conventional industries like garments, textiles, remittance […]