Bangladesh LDC graduation

Towards Upper-Middle-Income Status: ADB promises all-out support

The Asian Development Bank yesterday said it is ready to provide all-out support to Bangladesh to face its immediate and long-term challenges to becoming an upper-middle-income country by 2031.

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.

Bangladesh, Japan start feasibility study on FTA, EPA

Bangladesh and Japan today jointly started a feasibility study for signing a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) or Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) to boost bilateral trade.

ADB to prioritise assistance for Bangladesh's LDC graduation

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will prioritise its assistance to Bangladesh for graduation from LDC, climate change and sustainable development goals.

BANGLADESH'S GRADUATION FROM THE LDC GROUP: PITFALLS AND PROMISES / Mapping out a strategy

Bangladesh has become eligible for LDC graduation at the triennial review of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) held in March 2018 by meeting the thresholds for graduation: Gross National Income (GNI) per capita, the Human Assets Index (HAI) and the Economic Vulnerability Index (EVI). Bangladesh has been able to satisfy all the three graduation criteria and that also with significant comfort margins.

It is people's achievement

Giving credit to people for meeting the eligibility criteria for Bangladesh's graduation to a developing country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the people can achieve anything. “It is an achievement of the people of Bangladesh. I think the country's people are the main source of all power. They can achieve anything,” she said.

Festivity all over

People across the country yesterday celebrated Bangladesh becoming eligible for graduating to Developing Country by bringing out

LDC graduation: Colourful celebration continues

In an inspirational show of unity and joy, the people from all walks of life have had a unique opportunity to celebrate the country's historic achievement of getting eligibility for graduating to a developing country.

‘There are possibilities to LDC graduation as well as challenges’

There are challenges to the graduation from Least Developed Country (LDC) status for Bangladesh, however there are possibilities as well, Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith says.

March 15, 2023
March 15, 2023

Towards Upper-Middle-Income Status: ADB promises all-out support

The Asian Development Bank yesterday said it is ready to provide all-out support to Bangladesh to face its immediate and long-term challenges to becoming an upper-middle-income country by 2031.

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.

December 12, 2022
December 12, 2022

Bangladesh, Japan start feasibility study on FTA, EPA

Bangladesh and Japan today jointly started a feasibility study for signing a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) or Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) to boost bilateral trade.

May 13, 2022
May 13, 2022

ADB to prioritise assistance for Bangladesh's LDC graduation

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will prioritise its assistance to Bangladesh for graduation from LDC, climate change and sustainable development goals.

March 24, 2018
March 24, 2018

Mapping out a strategy

Bangladesh has become eligible for LDC graduation at the triennial review of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) held in March 2018 by meeting the thresholds for graduation: Gross National Income (GNI) per capita, the Human Assets Index (HAI) and the Economic Vulnerability Index (EVI). Bangladesh has been able to satisfy all the three graduation criteria and that also with significant comfort margins.

March 23, 2018
March 23, 2018

It is people's achievement

Giving credit to people for meeting the eligibility criteria for Bangladesh's graduation to a developing country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the people can achieve anything. “It is an achievement of the people of Bangladesh. I think the country's people are the main source of all power. They can achieve anything,” she said.

March 23, 2018
March 23, 2018

Festivity all over

People across the country yesterday celebrated Bangladesh becoming eligible for graduating to Developing Country by bringing out

March 22, 2018
March 22, 2018

LDC graduation: Colourful celebration continues

In an inspirational show of unity and joy, the people from all walks of life have had a unique opportunity to celebrate the country's historic achievement of getting eligibility for graduating to a developing country.

March 21, 2018
March 21, 2018

‘There are possibilities to LDC graduation as well as challenges’

There are challenges to the graduation from Least Developed Country (LDC) status for Bangladesh, however there are possibilities as well, Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith says.

March 10, 2018
March 10, 2018

LDC graduation: CPD for good governance, political stability

The issues of good governance, continuation of the democratic process and political stability are the main challenges for Bangladesh to graduate from the least-developed country (LDC) bracket, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) Chairman Rehman Sobhan says.