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Boosting Investment Key to Achieve 7.2pc GDP in FY2017

To sustain the macroeconomic stability in Bangladesh the government should focus on raising the rate of investment in the economy. Stimulating the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) will attract both private and foreign investment which will contribute to the employment generation as well. To achieve the 7.2pc GDP growth the government …

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Reforms should abate ‘last quarter syndrome’ of budget implementation

The government should put in place necessary economic and institutional reforms to come out of the culture of hasty public expenditure during the last quarter of a fiscal year. The reforms are also expected to improve the quality of ADP implementation that currently suffers from the ever-increasing number of projects …

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FY15 Budget: Ambitions in abundance, fiscal framework not in tune

The ambitions set in the proposed National Budget FY2014-15 need to be attuned to the realisation of the budgetary targets, observed discussants during a CPD dialogue on Analysis of the National Budget FY2014-15 held at Lakeshort Hotel on Saturday, 14 June 2014.   Eminent Economist Dr Akbar Ali Khan, Former …

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