Bangla Sunday, April 05, 2020

ECONOMY

Covid-19 pandemic could cost the world $4.1 trillion: ADB

The cost of the coronavirus pandemic could be as high as $4.1 trillion, or nearly 5 per cent of global gross domestic product, the Asia...

Bhutan launched 21st century economic roadmap

Bhutan’s PM Dr. Lotay Tshering To enable citizens of Bhutan to participate and contribute ideas for its 21st Century Econom...

12 Bangladeshi banks suffer Tk 10,798cr in provision short...

Twelve scheduled banks including four state-owned banks suffered Tk 10,797.87 crore in provision shortfall at the end of December, 2019...

Door left ajar for IMF-Islamabad agreement

In a first serious challenge to keep the $6 billion extended fund facility on track, Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund on Fr...

Economic vulnerability to coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak is already having significant economic impacts globally even on economies that do not yet have confirmed cases...

Foreigners siphon off US$3.1 billion a year from Banglades...

An estimated $3.1 billion, or about Tk 26,400 crore, is siphoned away every year by foreign nationals employed in the country, found a...

India faces dead end in reviving economic growth

A vendor waits for customers at a market place in Kolkata, India on October 14, 2019 Will India reclaim its title as one of the wo...

Report shows India losing fight against poverty

Residents speaking in a narrow lane between their houses in Dharavi, Asia’s largest slum in Mumbai. Photo: AFP While Ind...

India facing major recession: Nobel laureate

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee has expressed concern over the state of the Indian economy and observed it was on the verge of a major...