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Bangladesh Country Politics and Economics Report

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Politics


Political News


  • Chevron Bangladesh gets new president
  • Neil Menzies new President of Chevron Bangladesh
  • President Hamid congratulates women cricketers
  • Wife says Shahzahan Bachchu's name was on extremists' hit list
  • Air Chief Esrar makes farewell call on President
  • Critic of religions gunned down in Bangladesh
  • Trudeau invites Hasina to G7 special session
  • Myanmar president pardons 58 Rohingyas detained while returning ...
  • Govt to issue special visa for relief workers in Rohingya camps: PM
  • Rae to discuss Rohingya crisis with Bangladesh PM after G7
  • Extradite Noor Chowdhury from Canada: PM
  • In Dhaka, It's All the Prime Minister's Men
  • Bangladesh: Former prime minister Khaleda Zia granted bail
  • Bangladesh targets 7.8% economic growth in new fiscal year
  • Bangladesh's economic success & lessons
  • Can Bangladesh sustain its growth momentum?
  • Bangladesh: Building a Strong and Inclusive Economy
  • Taking the long view of economic growth
  • IMF issues ominous warning about public sector
  • UK parliament praises Bangladesh's economic growth
  • Bangladesh needs innovation, R&D to fuel economic growth: BIDA ...
  • Bangladesh needs to diversify exports to boost growth
  • Bangladesh's economic success & lessons
  • Ten reasons to invest in offshore property
  • Bangladesh needs to boost productive investment: IMF
  • Economic and social impact of the FY2019 budget
  • Bangladesh: Building a Strong and Inclusive Economy
  • Schroder's share price unchanged after meeting 5.5% dividend target
  • Bangladesh told to reinforce infrastructure
  • Universal migration predicts human movements under climate change
  • UN: Bangladesh urban population will overtake rural population by ...
  • Bangladesh could well march past India on the growth path
  • Bangladesh: Building a Strong and Inclusive Economy
  • Bangla sea rise alert
  • Bangladesh increases digital spend 1000% over 3 years
  • Bangladesh is Booming
  • Bangladesh poised to pip India on growth path
  • Bangladesh needs to diversify exports to boost growth
  • Bangladesh's economic success & lessons
  • Bangladesh targets 7.8% economic growth in new fiscal year
  • Can Bangladesh sustain its growth momentum?
  • Taking the long view of economic growth
  • IMF issues ominous warning about public sector
  • At current rates, Bangladesh could top India's per capita income by ...
  • Bowing to banks
  • Budget aims to please all
  • Budget not realistic: analysts
  • New squeeze for middle class
  • Creating fiscal space to finance development
  • Bowing to banks
  • Budget aims to please all
  • Budget not realistic: analysts
  • New squeeze for middle class
  • Cautionary stance on hard loans
  • Aid, debt, and development
  • Mega projects need expert management
  • Respect Pakistan's sovereignty and legitimate security concerns ...
  • Emergence of South Asia as the fastest growing region is a major ...
  • चीन ने तैयार किया बांग्‍लादेश की बर्बादी का ...
  • Prof. Rehman Sobhan
  • IMF's new debt policy unlikely to impact Bangladesh
  • Seed bank sprouts support a-plenty

    Bangladesh Leaders


    President


  • Critic of religions gunned down in Bangladesh
  • Asian Women's Champions get iPhones from Robi
  • Chevron Bangladesh gets new president

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Budget session of Parliament adjourned till June 18
  • Quorum crisis costs Bangladesh parliament Tk 1.25bn: Watchdog
  • Victorious girls await gala reception

    Prime Minister


  • Rae to discuss Rohingya crisis with Bangladesh PM after G7
  • Govt to issue special visa for relief workers in Rohingya camps: PM
  • Bangladesh to fight legal battle: PM

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Govt to issue special visa for relief workers in Rohingya camps: PM
  • Bangladesh to fight legal battle: PM
  • Malaysia's First Woman Deputy Premier Seeks Tighter Abuse Laws

    Minister of Economy


  • Bangladesh's democracy, economy now strong: PM
  • Bangladesh Economy: IMF sees three key risk factors
  • Sheikh Hasina at G7 a 'matter of pride' for Bangladesh: HT Imam

    Minister of Agriculture


  • PM for enhanced BD-Thai cooperation in agriculture
  • UPDATE 1-Bangladesh slaps 28 pct tax on rice imports
  • Bangladesh's democracy, economy now strong: PM

    Minister of Culture


  • Speakers laud universal, humanist message of Baul
  • India, Bangladesh can learn from each other in public policy and ...
  • Want to settle all issues in a friendly ambience: Hasina

    Minister of Defense


  • Mali says armed forces kill 10 extremists in Mopti region
  • Bangladesh Body Count Mounts; Group Urges UN Action to Stop ...
  • Asian peace rankings fall amid Rohingya crisis

    Minister of Education


  • Govt to issue special visa for relief workers in Rohingya camps: PM
  • Bangladesh PM says education is the only solution to bring down ...
  • Education lacks due attention

    Minister of Energy


  • Liquor and fuel should not come under GST: Telangana Finance ...
  • Is 100 percent renewable energy feasible?
  • Exploration of new oil, gas fields almost halted

    Minister of Finance


  • Bangladesh imposes 28 percent tax on rice imports - finance minister
  • Challenging but achievable
  • Overseas employment minister for eliminating dishonest middlemen

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Rohingya Crisis: Dhaka for 'confidential' mode of submission to ICC
  • PM: Govt to issue special visa for relief workers in Rohingya camps
  • Sheikh Hasina at G7 a 'matter of pride' for Bangladesh: HT Imam

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Bangladesh First: Behind India's Changing Stance on the Rohingya
  • Bangladesh Demands Upgradation of Joint River Commission with ...
  • BNP's foreign policy attaches priority to ties with China

    Minister of Justice


  • UN condemns bloodbath in Bangladesh that has seen 140 alleged ...
  • PM urges G7 leaders to take definite actions on Rohingya issue
  • Call for justice getting louder

    Minister of Health


  • Health minister promises universal healthcare by 2030
  • Health sector uncared for
  • USAID supports rural public health facilities to advance maternal ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Is Digital Bangladesh taking a dive?
  • Bangladesh Economy: IMF sees three key risk factors
  • Bangladesh balances between big brothers China and India

    Minister of Sports


  • Another Free Thinker Killed: Bangladeshi Writer And Publisher ...
  • Bangladesh captains Mashrafe, Shakib may contest in ...
  • Women's cricket academy in the offing

    Director of State Security Service


  • Russian police fear crime spike as officers sent to World Cup host ...
  • Mamata Creates State Security Adviser's Post on Lines of NSA, BJP ...
  • Vietnam moves to shut down free speech on the internet

    Chairman National Bank


  • How EFF and state bank proponents ignore perils and limitations
  • New Development Bank approves $200m Durban project — and ...
  • Challenging but achievable

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Diplomat champions UN's role in creating a more peaceful planet
  • New UN special envoy of secretary-general may visit Myanmar in June
  • Turkey, Algeria call for urgent UN session on Palestine

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • George HW Bush becomes 1st US president to turn 94
  • Air Chief Esrar makes farewell call on President
  • Trump, Kim promise to work for 'complete denuclearisation' of ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • SC verdict on appeals against Khaleda's bail in graft case tomorrow
  • HC forms committee over compensation to Rajib's family
  • Compensation over Rajib's death: HC forms 3-member body

    Opposition


  • Ongoing drive against drugs is questionable, says Bangladesh ...
  • Consumers oppose Titas' 75% gas price hike proposal
  • Death Toll Rises in Bangladesh's Anti-Drug War

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Bangladesh needs to diversify exports to boost growth
  • Economic and social impact of the FY2019 budget
  • Bangladesh's economic success & lessons
  • Govt sets 7.8% GDP growth target, inflation drops to 5.6pc
  • Should Bangladesh become the world's first issuer of GDP-linked ...
  • At current rates, Bangladesh could top India's per capita income by ...
  • Bangladesh puffs away 1.4 pc of GDP in tobaccos
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    Investment

  • Bangladesh needs to diversify exports to boost growth
  • Bangladesh's economic success & lessons
  • Ten reasons to invest in offshore property
  • Bangladesh needs to boost productive investment: IMF
  • Economic and social impact of the FY2019 budget
  • Bangladesh: Building a Strong and Inclusive Economy
  • Schroder's share price unchanged after meeting 5.5% dividend target
  • Bangladesh told to reinforce infrastructure
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    Demographics

  • Universal migration predicts human movements under climate change
  • UN: Bangladesh urban population will overtake rural population by ...
  • Bangladesh could well march past India on the growth path
  • Bangladesh: Building a Strong and Inclusive Economy
  • Bangla sea rise alert
  • Bangladesh increases digital spend 1000% over 3 years
  • Bangladesh is Booming
  • Bangladesh poised to pip India on growth path
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    Export/Import

  • Bangladesh needs to diversify exports to boost growth
  • Bangladesh's economic success & lessons
  • Bangladesh targets 7.8% economic growth in new fiscal year
  • Can Bangladesh sustain its growth momentum?
  • Taking the long view of economic growth
  • IMF issues ominous warning about public sector
  • At current rates, Bangladesh could top India's per capita income by ...
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    Public Spending

  • Bowing to banks
  • Budget aims to please all
  • Budget not realistic: analysts
  • New squeeze for middle class
  • Creating fiscal space to finance development
  • Bowing to banks
  • Budget aims to please all
  • Budget not realistic: analysts
  • New squeeze for middle class
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    Public Debt

  • Cautionary stance on hard loans
  • Aid, debt, and development
  • Mega projects need expert management
  • Respect Pakistan's sovereignty and legitimate security concerns ...
  • Emergence of South Asia as the fastest growing region is a major ...
  • चीन ने तैयार किया बांग्‍लादेश की बर्बादी का ...
  • Prof. Rehman Sobhan
  • IMF's new debt policy unlikely to impact Bangladesh
  • Seed bank sprouts support a-plenty
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-04-04BDInflation Rate YoY JAN5.88%5.83%5.80%0
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  • Govt raises N$3,5b from Inflation-linked bonds
  • Consumers enjoy lower basic food prices
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    2018-04-04BDInflation Rate YoY FEB5.72%5.88%6.10%01
    2018-04-04BDInflation Rate YoY MAR5.68%5.72%6.20%0
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    2018-02-18BDPresidential Elections
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    2018-02-14BDInflation Rate YoY JAN5.83%6%
  • IPO Calendar
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  • JSE closes higher on mixed global markets as US inflation comes in ...
  • Bonds firmer as Hawks confirm raid on Gupta compound
  • Govt raises N$3,5b from Inflation-linked bonds
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    2018-01-03BDInflation Rate YoY NOV5.91%6%6.00%0
  • Consumers enjoy lower basic food prices
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  • Cabinet approves wage bill plan
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    2018-01-03BDInflation Rate YoY DEC5.83%5.91%6.20%01
    2017-12-18BDInflation Rate YoY NOV6.04%6.50%
  • Bangladesh eyes sterilisation to curb Rohingya population
  • Eight Tamil Nadu fishermen held by Sri Lankan Navy
  • PPC hopes for new merger proposal with AfriSam
  • 10
    2017-11-15BDInflation Rate YoY OCT6.12%6.3%
  • All You Need to Know About GST on Residential Properties
  • Kiddie tax rules can catch both advisers and investors by surprise
  • Narendra Modi mocks critics, says govt not denying economic ...
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    2017-10-27BDInflation Rate YoY SEP4.6%
  • SC quashes Centre's decision, allows Karnataka medical college to ...
  • Four reasons why Reserve Bank of India may cut interest rates by ...
  • Rajnath Singh says Centre is working towards a permanent solution ...
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  • Fitch sceptical SA can return to fiscal health
  • Interest rate cut was expected
  • Bangladesh to limit movement of Rohingya
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