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Muhith may bring some changes in  Vat law Muhith may bring some changes in Vat law

"I’m thinking about giving some relief… some amendments may come (in next budget) …I’m’ still considering a change," he tells reporters


Bangladesh to pay ‘higher’ tariff to Indian Adani Group for power purchase BD to pay ‘higher’ tariff to Indian Adani Group

Officials say this has been the biggest ever deal in Bangladesh history in any sense which the country signed with the Indian conglomerate


 Asian shares mixed as China tightens market oversight   
Asian shares mixed as China tightens market oversight

Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday after record highs on Wall Street overnight. Chinese markets lost…


The main points of Macron's economic programme The main points of Macron's economic programme

Macron's programme aims to cut away regulation and reduce the weight of the French state in the economy


Myanmar takes measures to control price manipulation in industrial zones Myanmar to control price manipulation in industrial zones

Some businessmen in Myanmar are reported to have bought the land plots for property speculation or for warehouse lease rather than for business use


Bangladesh to achieve 6.8pc growth in FY17: UN report Bangladesh to achieve 6.8pc growth in FY17: UN report

"Near-term economic growth is projected to remain high at 6.5-6.8 percent in 2017 and 2018," ESCAP says


Asian shares show relief over French moderate Macron's win Asian shares show relief over French moderate Macron's win

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.6 percent in the morning session to 19,763.25, reflecting investor relief over the outcome


FY18 budget deficit may go beyond GDP’s 5pc FY18 budget deficit may go beyond GDP’s 5pc

The government is planning a Tk 4,00,267 crore national budget for 2017-18 fiscal year ahead of next polls


'Bangladesh role model in upgrading people's life standard' 'Bangladesh role model in upgrading people's life standard'

Speakers claim that Prime Minister's 10 special development initiatives has brought a massive change to the life of common people


US unemployment falls to 10-year low in April US unemployment falls to 10-year low in April

The US economic engine added an estimated 211,000 net new positions while the jobless rate fell a tenth to 4.4 percent, the lowest since May 2007


European stocks up, US stocks at records ahead of French vote European stocks up, US stocks at records ahead of French vote

Wall Street stocks rallied to fresh records Friday following a solid US jobs report, while European equities gained ahead of French election


Fake revenue stamps on sale across the country Fake revenue stamps on sale across the country

Taking advantage of poor monitoring and irregular drives, criminals are doing a brisk business of fake revenues stamps


Bangladesh received highest ADB fund in 2016 Bangladesh received highest ADB fund in 2016

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says Bangladesh has been a 'star performer' in terms of utilising the fund from the ADB and also from the World Bank


Remittance rises slightly in April Remittance rises slightly in April

It is far less than last year's April when the country received $1.191 billion


Shopkeepers avoid ECR to evade VAT Shopkeepers avoid ECR to evade VAT

Thousands of shops and restaurants still do not use ECR for transactions with their customers, according to the National Board of Revenue (NBR) data

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