bangladesh economic growth

WB forecasts 5.2pc GDP growth

The World Bank yesterday delivered yet another bad news for the economy as the Washington-based multilateral lender pared back Bangladesh’s growth forecast for this fiscal year by 1.5 percent to 5.2 percent.

January 18, 2023
January 18, 2023

IMF Loan Programme: Getting Bangladesh ready for LDC graduation

The prospective loan programme of the International Monetary Fund will prime Bangladesh for graduation from the least-developed country bracket and reach middle-income country status by 2031, said the lender’s top official.

January 11, 2023
January 11, 2023

WB forecasts 5.2pc GDP growth

The World Bank yesterday delivered yet another bad news for the economy as the Washington-based multilateral lender pared back Bangladesh’s growth forecast for this fiscal year by 1.5 percent to 5.2 percent.

December 23, 2022
December 23, 2022

What contributes to the development of Bangladesh?

One could say the success story of Bangladesh’s economic development has been spectacular.

December 21, 2022
December 21, 2022

Govt revises down growth forecast

The government has trimmed its growth forecast for this fiscal year by a whole percentage point to 6.5 percent as the energy shortage and inflation dampened economic activities.

November 28, 2022
November 28, 2022

Consumption-led growth could slow economic expansion

Bangladesh may witness slower economic growth in the coming future if it retains the consumption-led growth, which will also exacerbate the widening inequality, said a development economist yesterday.

November 23, 2022
November 23, 2022

Revisit process of policymaking, not just the policies

The burden of imported inflation and supply-side implications of reduced imports will have adverse implications for economic growth and welfare, particularly of marginalised people.

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

Denial syndrome is hampering our economic policies

Interventions must involve fiscal policy to address our fundamental economic issues

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

Denial syndrome is hampering our economic policies

Interventions must involve fiscal policy to address our fundamental economic issues

October 23, 2022
October 23, 2022

Going Green exhibition by Danish embassy comes to an end

The Embassy of Denmark in Bangladesh has hosted a five-day exhibition, called ‘Going Green’, at Bay’s Edge Gallery in Dhaka to highlight green solutions that can support sustainable and inclusive economic growth.

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Charting the middle-income journey

Bangladesh needs proper macroeconomic management to avoid middle income trap