Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya is the Permanent Representative at the
Bangladesh Mission in Geneva.
Dr Bhattacharya who is a widely known economist in Bangladesh, was a member of the Consultative Committee on
Macro-economic Policy Advisory Committee, Ministry of Finance; Banking Sector
Reform Committee; Advisory Committee of the Securities and Exchange Commission;
Panel of Economists and in many other
economic forums at home and abroad.
Bhattacharya undertook assignments for a
number of international organisations including the World Bank, Asian
Development Bank, UNDP, UNEP, UNIDO, UNCTAD, ILO as well as bilateral
development agencies from the USA, Japan, UK, the Netherlands, Switzerland and
In this exclusive interview with VOA Bangla Service Debapriya
Bhattacharya talks about the price hike and inflation in Bangladesh. He also reflects on World Economy and WTO
with which he has been closely associated.