Bangladesh

1/4th of revenue goes to interests
The budgetary allocation for the next fiscal under the head exceeds the total salary of public servants, finds Abdur Rahim Harmachi
Budget a document of failure: BNP
A senior BNP leader warns that its implementation will 'further ruin' the economy
Muhith to review mobile phone bill tax
Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has promised a rethink of the government proposal to slap 2 percent tax at source of mobile phone bill.
Tax rise on exportables unwise: BGMEA
Apparel exporters say the decision will discourage the export-focused industry and investors as well
'Administrative revolution needed'
CPD says it will be a tough ask to implement the 'mysterious' budget". Full story
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Former Governor of the Bangladesh Bank Mohammad Farashuddin has said the budget proposed for 2012-13 fiscal is 'implementable'.
Muhith presents no-ripples budget
With no major initiatives, the present government's last full budget is apparently focussed on carrying forward the ongoing programmes, writes Tanim Ahmed
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Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) President Rakibur Rahman has termed the proposed budget for 2012-13 market-friendly.
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