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Dhaka Tuesday,  Dec 5, 2023


Japanese consumer inflation was up 2.9 percent year-on-year in October as the government reduced subsidies for electricity and gas bills, government data showed Friday. The figure for the world’s third-largest economy, which excludes volatile fresh food prices, followed a 2.8 percent on-year jump in September. “The drop in electricity and city gas bills shrank although the rise of gasoline prices narrowed,” a statement accompanying the data release said. The reading... »
Bangladesh and the World Bank today signed five financing agreements worth over $1.1 billion to help the country achieve resilient and inclusive growth by improving early childhood development, secondary education, riverbank protection and navigability, urban primary health, and gas distribution efficiency. The agreements were signed by Sharifa Khan, Senior Secretary, Economic Relations Division (ERD), the government of Bangladesh and Abdoulaye Seck, World Bank Country Director for Bangladesh and Bhutan, on... »
The European Investment Bank, the European Union, and Bangladesh have signed agreements worth 477 million euros for renewable energy projects and other cooperative actions in the country. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and EU President Ursula von der Leyen attended the signing ceremony of several agreements at the EU Headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday. Hasina is currently in Brussels for the Global Gateway Forum conference. The EIB will extend a 350... »