gross domestic product

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...

October 20, 2015
October 20, 2015

WB estimates 6.5% GDP growth in FY 2015-16

The World Bank projects the gross domestic product (GDP) growth in FY16 at 6.5 percent.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

WB lauds Bangladesh’s women empowerment

World Bank chief hails empowerment of women in Bangladesh, recognising the country as a model in women’s progress in the world. Women participation in the country's workforce has the...

June 8, 2015
June 8, 2015

Japan's growth revised sharply higher

Growth in the Japanese economy in the first quarter revised sharply higher, official government data shows.

April 5, 2015
April 5, 2015

Political unrest causes 0.55pc GDP loss: CPD

Political unrest during January to mid March of the current year has caused for a gross domestic product (GDP) loss of 0.55 percent or Tk 4,900 crore, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).