MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2015

GDP

  • A journey through light and shadow

    BANGLADESH'S War of Independence in 1971 was the culmination of a prolonged movement for emancipation from economic, political and cultural subjugation by West Pakistan.

  • The Hurt of the Average

    WE are objective and neutral in our assessment when it comes to sourcing”, announced a brand's moderator in a conference held for the benefit of twenty global manufacturers in Hong Kong forty-eight hours ago. Sitting right by the Harbour with a splendid view of the waves crashing against the rocks, the meeting soothed most of us while we listened to the stories from the other readymade garment suppliers from the other parts of the world, namely Pakistan, India, China and Myanmar.

  • Bangladesh ahead of India in social indicators: Amartya

    Bangladesh has performed better than India in terms of economic and social development of women despite the latter’s faster economic growth, views Nobel laureate Prof Amartya Sen.

  • GDP growth rate

    Growth rates and instability

    AN interesting trend can be observed when one takes a look at the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rates of the country during the past few years. If GDP growth rates are plotted according to year, it has a resemblance to a wave, containing a peak and a trough. The dips in the economic growth rates can be seen during election years where rates start to decline in the years preceding the election years.

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