State of the Bangladesh Economy and Budget Responses 2008

Debapriya Bhattacharya
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Centre for Policy Dialogue Paper 63

The National Budget for the fiscal year 2007-08 (FY08) and the Revised Budget of FY07 were placed before the country on 7 June 2007. The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), in continuation of its tradition of presenting its analysis of budgets prepared by successive governments, has prepared the following analysis of the budget for FY08. The CPD analysis draws upon data and information from various ministries, departments and agencies of the government as well as other sources. The CPD also undertakes a thorough examination of the various aspects of the budget for FY08 which was prepared by the Caretaker Government (CTG).