Saturday, 25 June, 2022, 5:45 PM
Mizanur Rahman
Staff Correspondent
Serving the Daily Observer  since March ’2014.



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Checking inflation rate next budget’s top priorityThe government is going to give highest priority to control inflation rate in the upcoming budget. The inflation rate has emerged as a new pressure on the economy. Inflation has been above 6 per cent for three months. Rice, pulses, flour, oil - all daily commodities are being sold at higher prices across the country. ...
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People pant in volatile kitchen marketThe price of rice is increasing abnormally in the peak season of Boro paddy. Earlier, when the Boro season came, the price of rice started declining. But this normal picture of the market has changed over the last couple of years. Not only in the capital, but also in the villages, the common people are ...
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BD received record $7.71b foreign aid in 10 monthsThe government has received record level foreign assistance of US $7.71 billion in the first 10 months of the current fiscal 2021-22 year (July-April) despite uncertainties caused by Russia-Ukraine war and Covid-19 pandemic.  Never before, has the country received so much foreign assistance including loan and grants such as during the full year in FY20-21, ...
Budget 2022-23
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Social safety net allowances not to be raised much The allocation of the social safety net programmes are not increasing significantly due to the financial crises in the budget for the next 2022-23 fiscal year.However, only it is proposed to increase allowance for the disabled by Tk 100 to Tk 850 in the new proposed budget.The finance department has proposed an allocation of Tk ...
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GDP size likely to increase by Tk 14,000cr next FYThe Finance Ministry has set the gross domestic product (GDP) size at the current market price of Tk 44,50,000 crore for the next fiscal year (2022-23). This is more than the current GDP of Tk 14,000 crore. At fixed prices, the GDP growth rate has been fixed at 7.5 per cent, Finance Ministry sources said.According ...
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Tk 2,44,864cr budget deficit likely in upcoming FYThe biggest deficit budget, in terms of total amount, in the history of the country is coming in 2022-23 Compared to the gross domestic product (GDP), the deficit stands at 5.55 per cent. In the current fiscal year 2020-21, it was 6 per cent. However, for the previous 10 years, the budget deficit was kept ...
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Govt to provide Tk 149cr loans to small farmersThe government will provide new loans to 136,000 small farmers to increase their financial capacity in productive and income generating activities. Its interest rate will be 11 per cent, 1 percent will be refunded to the fund for the beneficiaries. Some large loans will also be given under the project. The loan will be given ...
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Cost of Dhaka-Ashulia elevated expressway set to rise The construction cost of 24 km Dhaka-Ashulia elevated expressway is phenomenally increasing by Tk 652 crore or about 4 per cent to stands at Tk 17,553 crore (175.53 billion)The cost per kilometer is Tk 631 crore including Tk 351 crore to be spent per kilometer on the upper road alone. The cost per km of ...
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Corporate tax may be slashed in upcoming budgetThe corporate tax rate may be reduced in the upcoming budget for the next fiscal year (2022-23). Corporate tax rates for both listed and unlisted companies on the capital market could be 1.75 per cent lower than at present. This information has been known from National Board of Revenue (NBR) sources.According to sources, in the ...
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Turbulent kitchen market troubles consumersUnstable price of essential commodities under the effect of Russia-Ukraine war has aggravated the sufferings of low income people across the country. At present, 20 essential commodities are being sold at record prices beyond the purchasing capacity of low income people. On the one hand, the influence of international market, manipulation of unscrupulous traders in ...
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