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Bangladesh Country Politics and Economics Report

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  • Outrage in Bangladesh about a viral photo of Pranab Mukherjee ...
  • ADB Vice-President Zhang describes his traffic ordeal in Dhaka to ...
  • Pranab praises Bangladesh for development at meeting with Hamid
  • Ensure peace, protect future generations: Pranab
  • President joins Akheri Munajat from Bangabhaban
  • Bangladesh-India ties on course of expansion: President Abdul Hamid
  • Security forces in Bangladesh kill three militants in raid near Prime ...
  • Bangladesh PM Hasina reshuffles cabinet
  • OFID Director-General commits to Bangladesh, meets with Prime ...
  • Dhaka, New Delhi ties are at their best: Bangladesh Foreign Minister
  • 'Bangladesh wants peaceful solution to Rohingya crisis'
  • Provide funds to achieve SDGs : PM
  • Maintaining continuous growth is the main challenge for ...
  • Economy to stay strong
  • Higher economic growth hinges on investments, skills
  • What will happen to the Bangladesh economy during election year?
  • 'Bangladesh to attain 8% growth by 2019'
  • Govt expands economic growth, fails to manage financial sector
  • Maintaining continuous growth is the main challenge for ...
  • Fresh investment key to maintaining GDP growth
  • Economy to stay strong
  • Businesses frustrated with lethargic reforms
  • Higher economic growth hinges on investments, skills
  • Maintaining continuous growth is the main challenge for ...
  • Fresh investment key to maintaining GDP growth
  • Economy to stay strong
  • Businesses frustrated with lethargic reforms
  • Fact check: Are illegal Bangladeshi migrants responsible for ...
  • Sajeeb Wazed Joy: Bangladesh limiting Rohingya movement for ...
  • Why Bangladesh Cannot Accept All the Rohingya
  • Nigeria's population problem is the result of poor policy ...
  • Bangladeshi immigrants now taking tourism route to India?
  • Xi's New Year's speech heralds golden age for China, global growth ...
  • Bogey of Muslim population growth; and the reality
  • Maintaining continuous growth is the main challenge for ...
  • UPDATE 1-Bangladesh December exports up 8.4 pct y/y, lifted by ...
  • Economy to stay strong
  • Bangladesh exports continue robust run, rise 8.42% in December
  • US wants transparent business environment in Bangladesh
  • US wants 'level-playing field' for better business in Bangladesh
  • Only 5% budget deficit met in four months
  • Drastically low development spending in first 4 months
  • VAT hike on the cards, but it won't be easy for Gigaba
  • City of Joburg gets strict about controlling budget expenditure
  • Likely priorities for the election-year budget
  • For a level playing field
  • SARS 2017-18 revenue collection lagging behind by end-November
  • Aid, debt, and development
  • Mega projects need expert management
  • Emergence of South Asia as the fastest growing region is a major ...
  • Respect Pakistan's sovereignty and legitimate security concerns ...
  • चीन ने तैयार किया बांग्‍लादेश की बर्बादी का ...
  • Prof. Rehman Sobhan
  • IMF's new debt policy unlikely to impact Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Leaders


    President


  • Outrage in Bangladesh about a viral photo of Pranab Mukherjee ...
  • Businesses frustrated with lethargic reforms
  • ADB Vice-President Zhang describes his traffic ordeal in Dhaka to ...

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Bangla hawks snap at photo
  • Tan Chuan-Jin still doesn't know why he was appointed Speaker of ...
  • Tower Hamlets speaker praises Bangladesh's development

    Prime Minister


  • Bangladesh PM Hasina reshuffles cabinet
  • PM: CHT people to enjoy land ownership
  • Provide funds to achieve SDGs : PM

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Provide funds to achieve SDGs : PM
  • Bangladesh PM, Kuwait's Chief of Staff hold talks
  • New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern Expecting First Child in June

    Minister of Economy


  • Minister: India remains Bangladesh's most important partner
  • ADB's Zhang says Bangladesh economy will grow over 7% in FY2018
  • Govt to lift ban on hilsa export: Minister

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Bangladesh to import premium bull semen from India
  • Cabinet gets 3 new ministers, one state minister
  • PM urges developed countries to stand beside Bangladesh

    Minister of Culture


  • Music can help tackle communal violence: Bangladesh Minister
  • Minister: India remains Bangladesh's most important partner
  • Culture tool in Bangla fight against terror

    Minister of Defense


  • More Rohingya arrive in Bangladesh despite repatriation deal
  • Bangladesh PM, Kuwait's Chief of Staff hold talks
  • Kuwaiti army chief's helicopter crashes in Bangladesh

    Minister of Education


  • Bangladesh PM Hasina reshuffles cabinet
  • Cabinet gets 3 new ministers, one state minister
  • Education Ministry says Nahid was misquoted

    Minister of Energy


  • 'Bangladesh wants peaceful solution to Rohingya crisis'
  • Bangladesh to join International Energy Charter
  • OFID Director-General commits to Bangladesh, meets with Prime ...

    Minister of Finance


  • Bangla hawks snap at photo
  • New Eskom board chairman Mabuza 'will do what must be done in ...
  • Pranab Mukherjee plans Bangladesh visit, finance minister to attend ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali to brief diplomats in afternoon
  • Pakistan minister accuses Bangladesh of sabotaging Saarc meet
  • Dhaka, New Delhi ties are at their best: Bangladesh Foreign Minister

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Why India Has To Re-Calibrate Its Neighbourhood Foreign Policy
  • SABC did not comply with its own policies when interviewing the ...
  • UN rights investigator calls for pressure on China, Russia over ...

    Minister of Justice


  • Last hope: Family of Bangladeshi girl 'shot by India's BSF' waits for ...
  • Busy year for judiciary: 16th amendment scrapped, chief justice quits
  • Sri Lanka cricketers leave for Bangladesh

    Minister of Health


  • More Rohingya arrive in Bangladesh despite repatriation deal
  • Rohingyas to return to Myanmar soon: Bangladesh Minister
  • Assam minister threatens to deport Tripura CM to Bangladesh

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Spotlight: AIIB's power sector project hailed by millions in rural ...
  • Bangladesh blacklists Chinese firm over alleged bribe
  • Minister: India remains Bangladesh's most important partner

    Minister of Sports


  • Top curator sidelined by Uttar Pradesh sports body, picked by BCCI ...
  • More Rohingya flee to Bangladesh despite Burma repatriation deal
  • New Sri Lanka cricket coach bans music at training

    Director of State Security Service


  • As Repatriation Looms, Rohingya Stage Protests at Bangladesh Camp
  • Joe Anokye confirmed Director-General of NCA
  • Zimbabwe cancels security detail for Grace Mugabe and her three ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • Businesses frustrated with lethargic reforms
  • Trump's Bank Regulator Flags Cyber Risks in First Threat Report
  • Farmers Bank appoints Khasru as new CEO

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Envoy: Bangladesh continues to work for regional, international peace
  • Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to complete return of Rohingya ...
  • New Zealand commits 1 million NZD to help UNFPA meet the ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Outrage in Bangladesh about a viral photo of Pranab Mukherjee ...
  • Trump contradicts his chief of staff saying his thoughts on the wall ...
  • Amid the fire and fury lies the real trouble with the Trump presidency

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • 'We better focus on restoring Article 116 to its original form'
  • Supreme Court upholds Bangladesh Bank order removing NRB ...
  • SC has history of protecting Constitution, human rights: President

    Opposition


  • Thisara and Pradeep limit Zimbabwe to 198
  • Bangladesh prosecutors seek death for opposition leader's son
  • More Rohingya arrive in Bangladesh despite repatriation deal

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Economy to stay strong
  • The debate over GDP growth target
  • Maintaining continuous growth is the main challenge for ...
  • Why you should care about GDP in China, India (and even ...
  • Fresh investment key to maintaining GDP growth
  • What's so contentious about the CPD report anyway?
  • Economy to stay strong
  • The debate over GDP growth target
  • Maintaining continuous growth is the main challenge for ...
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    Investment

  • Maintaining continuous growth is the main challenge for ...
  • Fresh investment key to maintaining GDP growth
  • Economy to stay strong
  • Businesses frustrated with lethargic reforms
  • Higher economic growth hinges on investments, skills
  • Maintaining continuous growth is the main challenge for ...
  • Fresh investment key to maintaining GDP growth
  • Economy to stay strong
  • Businesses frustrated with lethargic reforms
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    Demographics

  • Fact check: Are illegal Bangladeshi migrants responsible for ...
  • Sajeeb Wazed Joy: Bangladesh limiting Rohingya movement for ...
  • Why Bangladesh Cannot Accept All the Rohingya
  • Nigeria's population problem is the result of poor policy ...
  • Bangladeshi immigrants now taking tourism route to India?
  • Xi's New Year's speech heralds golden age for China, global growth ...
  • Bogey of Muslim population growth; and the reality
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    Export/Import

  • Maintaining continuous growth is the main challenge for ...
  • UPDATE 1-Bangladesh December exports up 8.4 pct y/y, lifted by ...
  • Economy to stay strong
  • Bangladesh exports continue robust run, rise 8.42% in December
  • US wants transparent business environment in Bangladesh
  • US wants 'level-playing field' for better business in Bangladesh
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    Public Spending

  • Only 5% budget deficit met in four months
  • Drastically low development spending in first 4 months
  • VAT hike on the cards, but it won't be easy for Gigaba
  • City of Joburg gets strict about controlling budget expenditure
  • Likely priorities for the election-year budget
  • For a level playing field
  • SARS 2017-18 revenue collection lagging behind by end-November
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    Public Debt

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

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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
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    2017-11-15BDInflation Rate YoY OCT6.12%6.3%
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    2017-10-27BDInflation Rate YoY SEP4.6%
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    2017-10-17BDInflation Rate YoY AUG5.6%5.2%
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    2017-10-04BDInflation Rate YoY SEP4.60%
  • SA's gross reserves fall in July
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    2017-09-26BDInflation Rate YoY AUG5.60%5.20%
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    2017-08-10BDInflation Rate YoY JUL5.60%5.90%6%0
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