Bangladesh GDP Growth Rate

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bangladesh to record highest GDP growth in Asia: ADB

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.

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.

'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.

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.

October 2, 2018
October 2, 2018

WB projects 7% growth for Bangladesh in FY19

World Bank has projected a seven per cent growth rate for Bangladesh in the fiscal 2018-19. The report ‘Bangladesh Development Update: Powering the Economic Efficiency’ said Bangladesh’s economy is still one of the fastest growing economies in the developing world.

September 27, 2018
September 27, 2018

Inflationary risks high: ADB

Rising global oil price, local currency depreciation and a hike in energy prices may push inflation up in Bangladesh, said the Asian Development Bank yesterday.

September 26, 2018
September 26, 2018

Investment hits record high

Overall investment crossed 31 percent of GDP for the first time in Bangladesh's history last fiscal year thanks to a spike in public spending on mega infrastructure projects now being implemented.

September 19, 2018
September 19, 2018

GDP growth reaches 7.86pc in final count

Bangladesh's economy grew 7.86 percent last fiscal year riding on the agriculture sector, especially an increase in rice production, as

April 4, 2018
April 4, 2018

Economy marches towards record 7.65pc growth

The Bangladesh economy is charging towards record growth figure for the second consecutive year, driven by double-digit growth in manufacturing and construction sectors.

April 3, 2018
April 3, 2018

7.65% growth projected in 2017-18 fiscal

Bangladesh government is expecting to make a huge leap in growth during the running 2017-18 fiscal - a year that has also seen Bangladesh achieving its eligibility to graduate out of the LDC club.

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