Why And How Myanmar, Bangladesh Benefitting From Growing Economic Ties? – OpEd

Why And How Myanmar, Bangladesh Benefitting From Growing Economic Ties? – OpEd

According to reports of pro-government media outlet of Myanmar, Global New light of Myanmar, Myanmar’s export has been surpassing imports in the cross-border trade with Bangladesh and 8,620.7 tonnes of exports to Bangladesh was estimated at US$10.733 million between April and October in the 2022-2023 financial year. Myanmar’s fishery export accounted for 65 per cent […]

Remake rundown economic growth model, policies

World Bank economists at BIDS meet suggest readjustments to sustain high growth FE REPORT | Published: December 04, 2022 09:05:19 | Updated: December 04, 2022 09:07:17 Bangladesh ought to make major readjustments to its economic growth model and policies to sustain high growth, says a study, as innovations of the 1990s are a spent driving […]

Bangladesh squeezes imports of luxury items amid economic crisis

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DHAKA, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) — In an apparent bid to conserve eroding forex reserves, Bangladeshi prime minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the country’s relevant authorities to squeeze imports of luxury items. Sheikh Hasina, however, stressed the need for importing more essentials. She gave the directives at a secretary-level meeting held in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka […]

Country’s performance on the economic front

Asjadul Kibria | Published: November 12, 2022 21:52:06 It was in September 2015 when world leaders gathered under the umbrella of the United Nations (UN) agreed to work together to make the world a better place for the next generation to live in. A total of 193 countries unanimously adopted the 17 interlinked Sustainable Development […]

Hasan: Strong economic growth helps Bangladesh to combat climate change

Bangladesh Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has said Bangladesh’s strong economic growth has provided its government with the wherewithal to combat climate change despite being one of the most climate-vulnerable countries in the world. “Climate change has not spared Bangladesh, but the government has taken the lead in pushing back against its worst […]

$12.5bn investment needed on climate change for economic growth

Bangladesh needed to invest approximately $ 12.5 billion in climate change adaptation over the midterm, or roughly 3% of its FY21 GDP, to sustain strong economic growth, said a recent report. The financing for climate action can be raised through budget prioritization, carbon taxation, external financing, and private investment, it said. The report titled “Country […]

Climate change: ‘Unprecedented’ economic transformation now needed

Climate change: 'Unprecedented' economic transformation now needed

UNEP said an “unprecedented” transformation of the global economy is needed to achieve the 2015 Paris climate agreement target of limiting global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial times. “We’ve barely scratched the surface of climate action, and you could argue that we’ve procrastinated this year away,” Inger Andersen, UNEP’s executive director, said on Thursday at the […]

Economic, environmental and other benefits of urban gardening

PM stresses finding ways to ensure digital security

Nilratan Halder | Published: October 27, 2022 21:02:42 The United Nations (UN) agency, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is usually thought to be associated with country-specific agriculture involving production of cereals and staples. Far from this, its range and scope are extended to even urban gardening including the rooftop category as well. The latest news, […]

Lift Sylhet’s economic growth thru agriculture, tourism

Farmers turn to sunflowers for a decent profit

Speakers at a workshop, styled “Local Level Stakeholders Consultation on Inclusive, Smooth and Sustainable LDC Graduation”, yesterday called for reaping the full potential of local agriculture, tourism and geographic location to enhance economic growth in Sylhet. They also urged for creating a business-friendly environment to attract investment from non-resident Bangladeshis. For all latest news, follow […]