GDP

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.

November 17, 2017
November 17, 2017

Record growth in tough year

Bangladesh has achieved a record economic growth of 7.28 percent in the last fiscal year despite a fall in rice production and also in industrial growth. ...

August 16, 2017
August 16, 2017

Delhi fastest growing Asian city in 5yrs: Study

GDP growth forecast for 30 Asian cities predicts Indian cities are set to grow the most across the region, with Delhi being the fastest growing city in Asia over the next five years.

March 8, 2017
March 8, 2017

The economic impact of gender based violence

No country can afford gender-based violence. In Bangladesh, the costs of gender-based violence are estimated at 2.1 percent of the country's GDP.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

Govt asked to act now to boost private investment

Experts yesterday called on the government to take steps to dispel the uncertainty among investors, fix infrastructure bottlenecks and

June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016

Why do some countries trade more than others?

Heoretically, trade liberalisation results in productivity gains through increased competition, efficiency, innovation and acquisition of new technology.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Budget to get 30pc bigger

The size of the upcoming budget may go up by 30 percent from the current fiscal year's revised outlay as the government seeks to fast-track the giant projects and complete one or two in its...

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

WB doubts 7.05% growth prediction

World Bank expresses doubt about the 7.05 percent provisional estimate for Bangladesh’s GDP growth for 2015-16 fiscal year. The question is whether the official estimate is consistent with other...

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

ESCAP projects 6.8% growth for 2016

In contrary to the government’s growth expectation of beyond 7 percent for 2016, a United Nations body has said it would not exceed 6.8 percent.

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

GDP or Happiness?

Imagine a world where you earn a decent living, the state treats you with fairness, there is little carbon emission in the environment...

April 7, 2016
April 7, 2016

Projected growth to hit 7 percent

According to Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics' (BBS) provisional data, the economy is projected to grow at a rate exceeding 7 percent in the current fiscal.