Mahmudul Hasan

January 7, 2022
January 7, 2022

Non-food inflation: a runaway train

 Non-food inflation has been unbridled since the government hiked diesel and kerosene prices two months ago, touching 7 per cent in December, a six-year high, pounding consumers.

January 4, 2022
January 4, 2022

New year, old problems: Project revisions at 1st Ecnec meeting of 2022 despite PM’s directive

Old problems greet the Prime Minister-led Executive Committee of the National Economic Council when it convenes today for its first meeting for 2022: applications for project revisions.

January 4, 2022
January 4, 2022

E-commerce’s New Year resolution: Regain customer trust

Regaining customers’ trust will be the major challenge for Bangladesh’s e-commerce sector in this new year of 2022.

December 27, 2021
December 27, 2021

Energy price hike pushes up inflation

Consumers in Bangladesh were squeezed further in November as inflation kept rising, driven mainly by non-food inflation as the impacts of last month’s hike of diesel and kerosene prices are taking...

December 27, 2021
December 27, 2021

Energy price hike pushes up inflation

Consumers in Bangladesh were squeezed further in November as inflation kept rising, driven mainly by non-food inflation as the impacts of last month’s hike of diesel and kerosene prices are taking...

December 26, 2021
December 26, 2021

Budget outlay to see marginal cut

The budget for the current fiscal year is set to be slashed by 1.6 per cent in the revised one because of lower development expenditure, with the cut being marginal for healthy revenue collection...

December 20, 2021
December 20, 2021

Yuletide spirit comes to town

With Christmas just around the corner, upscale hotels are organising parties, restaurants are floating various offers and shops are stocking up on festive products ahead of the biggest religious...

December 19, 2021
December 19, 2021

Bangladesh scales up might in mobile manufacturing

Just after completing his diploma in electronics from Magura Polytechnic Institute in 2019, Abdullah Al Noman got a job offer from Anira International Ltd, a local handset manufacturer. And he now...

December 16, 2021
December 16, 2021

Loans at your fingertips

Borrowing loans has now become super easy for about a third of the population in Bangladesh thanks to bKash and City Bank as they have joined hands to roll out digital loans that are spreading...

December 16, 2021
December 16, 2021

Seaweed farming gains traction

If people visit Reju Khal, a hill stream that flows through the southern part of Cox’s Bazar district and into the Bay of Bengal, they would see long queues of bamboo poles along the waterway.