Bangladesh GDP Growth Rate

Puzzling low tax-GDP ratio

While official data portrays the burgeoning growth of Bangladesh’s economy, tax collection relative to the gross domestic product (GDP), a measure of the size of the economy, shows an almost opposite trend.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Metro rail can save Tk 3,500cr every year

The country’s first metro rail, once launched, will save around Tk 3,500 crore annually in terms of travel time and vehicle operation costs, metro rail authorities said.

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

Puzzling low tax-GDP ratio

While official data portrays the burgeoning growth of Bangladesh’s economy, tax collection relative to the gross domestic product (GDP), a measure of the size of the economy, shows an almost opposite trend.

October 14, 2019
October 14, 2019

Bangladesh second in South Asia in GDP growth: WB

The Bangladesh economy is forecast to achieve the second highest growth rate this fiscal year in South Asia, the World Bank said in its biennial regional economic update yesterday.

October 13, 2019
October 13, 2019

Bangladesh 2nd fastest growing economy in South Asia: WB

Bangladesh’s economy is forecasting to grow faster than all countries in South Asia except Bhutan in the current fiscal year, World Bank says.

September 29, 2019
September 29, 2019

Double-digit growth in next 5yrs: Finance minister

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said Bangladesh will achieve a double-digit growth within the next five years.

September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019

ADB forecasts 8% GDP growth for Bangladesh

The Asian Development Bank projects 8 percent GDP growth for Bangladesh for the current fiscal year. The multilateral lender said if Bangladesh can achieve the growth rate, it will be the highest in Asia.

August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019

What is needed for sustaining high growth in Bangladesh?

We know from growth accounting that GDP growth can be broken into growth in the labour force and growth in labour productivity.

April 3, 2019
April 3, 2019

'Bangladesh will achieve 8% growth in FY19'

Bangladesh’s economy will grow at 8 per cent in the fiscal 2019, Asian Development Bank has said in its bright outlook for the economy.

March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019

GDP growth 8.13%, breaks previous records: Minister

Bangladesh's economy has grown 8.13 per cent this fiscal year, the highest in its history, says Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal while releasing a provisional estimate.

December 16, 2018
December 16, 2018

Lack of good governance still a barrier

People are failing to reap the benefits of the economic growth Bangladesh has been achieving for over a decade due to lack of good governance, weakness in the regulatory bodies and structural flaws in political parties, analysts said yesterday.