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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today said Bangladesh's gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow by 5.3 per cent in the ongoing fiscal year, down from the 6.6 per cent it projected earlier.
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The banking sector should go through holistic reforms to strengthen the country’s financial base in order to become an upper middle-income nation by 2031, Asian Development Bank’s Country Director Edimon Ginting said.
Employers in Bangladesh required nine out of the last 10 jobseekers they hired in the past five years to possess at least basic digital literacy and skills, found an Asian Development Bank (ADB) and LinkedIn survey.
The Asian Development Bank is ready to give over $20 billion to finance Bangladesh’s road and railway projects but raised concerns over the timely implementation of schemes.
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The International Monetary Fund has revised down its economic growth projection for Bangladesh to 6.4 percent for the current fiscal year largely because of Russia-Ukraine war and supply chain disruptions.
The government has set an ambitious economic growth target of 7.5 per cent for the next fiscal year although the country faces new headwinds owing to higher prices of commodities globally and is still recovering from the shocks of the coronavirus pandemic.