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IMF agrees to loan up to $50bn for Argentina IMF agrees $50bn loan for Argentina

The three-year agreement must still be approved by the IMF board


Tk 24,921 cr for overall development of power, energy
Tk 24,921 cr for overall development of power, energy

Of the total Taka 24,921 crore Muhith proposes Tk 22,936 crore for the power division and Tk 1,985 crore for the energy and mineral resources division


Government plans to raise number of registered taxpayers to 10m in FY23 Govt plans to raise number of registered taxpayers to 10m in FY23

Finance Minister AMA Muhith announces the new target while placing the national budget for fiscal year 2018-19 in Jatiya Sangsad on Thursday.


Public servants to get house loan from next year Public servants to get house loan from next year

We have formulated a policy guideline for providing loan from the banking system, Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith says


10 million more jobs to be created in  Economic Zoness: Muhith 10m more jobs to be created in EZs: Muhith

Establishment of 76 economic zones has been approved so far or till now and the PM herself has inaugurated 10 of them,” the minister says


Banks can change interest rate only once a month Banks can change interest rate only once a month

The Finance Minister mentions a number of measures taken by the government as part of reform programme in the financial and banking sector


Govt to launch FRTB-based bond market Govt to launch FRTB-based bond market

Finance Minister AMA Muhith mentiones that the guidelines and directives have already been issued in this regard


Power generation to hit 20,000 MW in September, says Muhith Power generation to hit 20,000 MW in Sept: Muhith

He describes power and energy as the main priority sector of Awami League government


Asian stocks higher after Wall Street gains Asian stocks higher after Wall Street gains

The euro rose to $1.1789 from $1.1775. The dollar halted its rise against the Japanese yen, weakening to 109.94 yen from 110.18 yen


Chronology of national budgets Chronology of national budgets

Finance Minister AMA Muhith will announce the country’s 47th budget and the 19th of the Awami League government while the 12th for him on Thursday


Muhith to roll out budget for FY19 Thursday Muhith to roll out budget for FY19 Thursday

He will be the first finance minister to place the national budget for the 10th time in a row since 2009


Export earnings witnessed 6.66pc growth Export earnings witnessed 6.66pc growth

The single-month export performance for May was 9 percent higher with $332.24 crore. Export earning in May of last fiscal year (FY17) was $304.76 cr


Investment, job likely to get priority in next fiscal Investment, job likely to get priority in next fiscal

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina also directs NBR to give general people’s well-being priority in the budget for FY19


JS budget session begins Tuesday
JS budget session begins Tuesday

This will be the fifth budget session of the current parliament, which will begin at 11am


'Don’t impose new taxes on bidi' 'Don’t impose new taxes on bidi'

Kushtia region chapter of Bidi Workers Federation makes the demand at a human chain in front of the Kushtia customs office on Monday

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