Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), a civil society think tank, has said the decline in government’s expenditure and fall in export have been the major concerns and discomfort for the country’s economy.
Adopt SDG model for post-Covid reconstruction plan: CPD
Speakers at a webinar on Thursday suggested the government adopt the underlying structure of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for designing the national reconstruction plan in the aftermath of the devastation caused by COVID-19 to most sectors.
Budget lacks guidelines to address Covid-19 issues: CPD
Terming the proposed budget of 2020-21 FY traditional, the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), a leading think tank, on Friday said alleviating poverty, discrimination and creating employment should have been given priority in the budget instead of GDP growth.
GDP growth to slide to 2.5%: CPD briefing on economy
The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), one of the country’s leading think tanks, on Sunday projected a GDP growth rate of 2.5 percent -the lowest in almost 30 years- for the Bangladesh economy in the 2019-20 fiscal, as most of…
Budget should no more allow black money whitening: CPD
Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) on Saturday recommended raising the tax-free income threshold level from Tk 250,000 to Tk 350,000 and not keeping the provision of black money whitening facility in the national budget for 2020-‘21 fiscal year.
Give Tk 8,000 to 19mn households each for two months: CPD
Dhaka, April 14 – The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has proposed providing with Tk 8,000 per month for two months to each of 1.9 crore households, close to the lower poverty line, as COVID-19 pandemic put the poor people…
Banking sector now hostage to a quarter: CPD
Dhaka, Feb 23 – Distinguished Fellow of the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya on Saturday alleged that the country’s banking sector is now hostage to a handful of individuals and organisations. He made the allegation while addressing…
Budget not reflects ruling party’s polls manifesto: CPD
Dhaka, June 14 – The proposed national budget has not reflected the pledges of the ruling party Awami League’s election manifesto as it would go in favour of the people who are beneficiary of economic misrule instead of the larger…
Bangladesh’s macroeconomy under pressure: CPD
Dhaka, June 11 (UNB)- The country’s macroeconomics is currently under pressure, claimed Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, distinguished fellow of Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) on Tuesday. He blamed the shortfall of revenue, problems in the banking sector and pressure on the…