Income inequality in Bangladesh has deepened in the past six years, according to data from the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).
We need a strategy to deal with youth unemployment and improve women's inclusion into the economy
High inflation and low export and remittance earnings are a major cause for concern at the moment.
Bangladesh is currently weathering a period of heightened external pressure and economic headwinds like it has done since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic and kept growing, said a top official of a multinational bank.
Specific policy incentives are needed to stimulate the economy and revive the labour market.
The Asia Pacific region is at a crossroads today—to further breakdown or breakthrough to a greener, better, safer future.
The estimated poverty in Bangladesh has declined by 0.6 per cent in the 2021 fiscal year, riding on the strong economic recovery amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest report of the World Bank.
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal says that Bangladesh recorded the highest economic growth across the world in the last 10 years.
The quality of Bangladesh's economic growth has improved between 2000 and 2015, according to an index developed by the South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (Sanem).