Author: Nasirra Ahsan

Nasirra Ahsan
Nasirra Ahsan is a Staff Feature Writer at ICE Business Times. She is also pursuing an MSc in Economics at North South University and can be reached at nasirra10@gmail.com.
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TO GRADUATE, OR NOT TO GRADUATE?

2018 was a glorious year for Bangladesh. The country had some of the highest growth rates in South Asia, a stable export market and products

Basis opens a Japan Desk
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Basis opens a Japan Desk

With an age less than 50 years and more than 43% of its population under the age of 25, Bangladesh is a young country in

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NATIONAL BUDGET 2020-21

An Ordinary Budget for Extraordinary Times The National Budget was placed before the parliament on June 11th for the 2020-21 fiscal year by the Finance

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Eyeing at the future of the economic growth for Bangladesh

A friend visiting Bangladesh remarked on how much the country’s current GDP growth rate (7.9% in the last fiscal year) was a source of pride for Bangladeshis. Many pointed out with delight how Bangladesh had trumped its more vaunted neighbour, India (which grew at 7.1% year-on-year).

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POWERED BY DATA

Working as the annual global benchmark for publication of open government data, The Global Open Data Index (GODI) is run by the Open Knowledge Network. Their survey is crowdsourced and measures the openness of government data according to the Open Definition.

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CAN WE BANK ON OUR BANKS?

Moody, downgraded the Macro Profile for the banks of Bangladesh from, ‘Weak’ to ‘Weak-‘, adding a negative one-notch adjustment to Credit Conditions. The credit rating