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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When A Basket Case Punches Above Its Weight

On February 22-26, 2021, at the second triennial review by the Committee for Development Policy of the United Nations (UN-CDP), Bangladesh received the final recommendation

Features

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

Spotlight

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).