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Triple deficits paralyze policy vision

The current account deficit during the first eight months (July-Feb) of this fiscal 2016-17 has reached $5.47 billion compared to $2.48 billion in the same period of the previous fiscal year. Analysts say lackluster exports, rising imports and weakening remittances …

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Consumer financing in Bangladesh and India

BANGLADESH Limits to credit-card and personal loans under consumer financing almost doubled to match rises in people’s purchasing power. Bangladesh Bank (BB), country’s central bank, revised the limits after 13 years considering per-capita income. The consumer-product market in Bangladesh has …

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