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  • Remittance likely to grow 8 percent

    Remittance flow to Bangladesh is likely to grow by 8 percent in 2020, compared to that of the previous year.
  • Shift to formal channels, cash incentives fuel remittance growth: WB

    Diversion of remittances from informal to formal channels due to the difficulty of carrying money under travel restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic, incentives granted to remitters and damages inflicted by the recent floods helped Bangladesh bring the remittance flow back to the positive territory in 2020, according to the World Bank.
  • A harder squeeze on poor as coarse rice going beyond reach

    The retail price of coarse rice rose Tk 15 per kilogram in the last one year because of higher prices in the international market, squeezed supply and the coronavirus pandemic, official data showed.
  • Govt to buy paddy, rice at lower than production costs

    The government yesterday announced to buy paddy and rice at prices that are below the production cost, raising doubts whether it would be able to attain the procurement target of the staple to build an adequate public stock.
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    Ecnec approves revision of two projects, cost up 29pc

    The government yesterday revised the cost of two projects upwards by 28.72 per cent as perennial problems of complexity in land acquisition and frequent changes to project directors continue to delay construction and raise expenditures.
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