Economy

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Emerging Trends impacting Bangladesh’s Remittance Flow

Emerging Trends impacting Bangladesh’s Remittance Flow

Global remittance flow has declined for two consecutive years- for the first time since the turn of the millennium. The last time there was a decline- it was during the global financial crisis. The World Bank expects world remittance to rise to a record high of 600 billion dollars in 2018, suggesting that the current(…)

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Market Insight: Bangladesh Fisheries Sector

Market Insight: Bangladesh Fisheries Sector

Bangladesh has always been heavily dependent on fish as a primary source of protein for its people. This has remained the case for years due to the low per capita income of the country and the inability of its citizens to accommodate higher value proteins into their diets. Moreover, the demand for fish has always(…)

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The case against monetary easing

  The monetary policy for the second half of 2013 (Calendar year) is coming up. There are widespread rumors that this will be an expansionary monetary policy with a potential policy rate cut. Some even go to the extent of saying that reserve requirements will be reduced. As an analyst I strongly believe that an(…)

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