AKM Zamir Uddin | The Daily Star
  • AKM Zamir Uddin

  • Stay alert about dubious transactions

    The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) yesterday instructed mobile financial service (MFS) providers to inform it of suspicious transactions with a view to reining in “digital hundi” ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.
  • Govt’s bank borrowing hits six-year high

    The government has all on a sudden stepped up its borrowing from the banking system from this month as its revenue collection fell short of expectations, sending the cash-strapped banks into a state of panic. Until the end of April, the government did not borrow from banks
  • Bangladesh Notes

    Cash use costs Bangladesh Tk 9,000cr every year

    The country has to count more than Tk 9,000 crore a year because of its heavy dependence on cash, necessity to move towards a cashless society. The maintenance cost of the printed money is nearly 0.50 percent of the country’s GDP, Central bank report styled ‘Reducing the Cash Transaction’.
  • Suspicious transactions go up 64pc

    Banks and financial organisations sent a record number of suspicious transaction and activities reports to the Bangladesh Financial
  • Trade deficit narrows 9pc

    Trade deficit fell 9.24 percent year-on-year to $11.92 billion in the first nine months of the current fiscal year, giving some breathing