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Bangladesh Economy: What got you here won’t get you there

Over the years, Bangladesh has achieved considerable economic progress despite many odds. The economy, however, has now reached a point where continued progress will require course corrections, as alluded by the title of this write up, which is also the subtitle of a bestselling business book.

November 3, 2022
November 3, 2022

What the IMF said, our economists have said before

What Bangladeshi economists have been saying for a long time is pretty much what the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has told our central bank and the government.

May 17, 2022
May 17, 2022

Bangladesh Economy: What got you here won’t get you there

Over the years, Bangladesh has achieved considerable economic progress despite many odds. The economy, however, has now reached a point where continued progress will require course corrections, as alluded by the title of this write up, which is also the subtitle of a bestselling business book.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

Should Bangladesh worry about debt servicing?

Debt servicing has become a rising concern for developing countries in recent times.

April 28, 2022
April 28, 2022

Bangladesh, India, Pakistan could lose 10-18% GDP output due to climate change

Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka’s exposure to wildfires, floods, major storms and also water shortages mean South Asia has 10-18% of GDP at risk – roughly triple that of North America and 10 times more than the least-affected region, Europe.

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka: A Comparative Anatomy

South Asia has been one of the fastest growing regions in the modern world, driven mostly by India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan.

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022

Digital payments can add Tk 50,058 cr to GDP a year: Study

Digital payments can boost Bangladesh’s gross domestic product by 1.7 per cent a year, an addition of $6.2 billion annually to the economy, according to a new report.

April 16, 2019
April 16, 2019

Bangladesh in the post-industrial world

Bangladesh's economic performance over the last decade has garnered praise from the international community. Multilateral

April 11, 2019
April 11, 2019

Research can help keep up GDP growth

Scientists and researchers have responsibilities to find out sustainable ways to maintain Bangladesh's current economic and GDP growth, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said yesterday.

April 9, 2019
April 9, 2019

What the rising GDP and per capita income are not telling us

On April 4, 2019, the World Bank presented its latest economic forecast that Bangladesh's economy will grow at 7.3 percent in the

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.