World Economic Forum

March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018

Bangladesh's roads among worst in Asia

Bangladesh's roads are among the worst in Asia, according to DataLeads in a recent infograph published based on an opinion survey by the World Economic Forum.

February 28, 2018
February 28, 2018

Bangladesh’s roads among worst in Asia

Bangladesh’s roads are among the worst in Asia, DataLeads say in a recent infograph published based on an opinion survey of the World Economic Forum.

January 22, 2018
January 22, 2018

Rich-poor gap widens further

Eighty-two percent of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one percent, while 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half got nothing, according to a new Oxfam report.

October 3, 2017
October 3, 2017

Reading behind the numbers

We have some good news to cheer. According to a report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) Bangladesh has become more competitive in 2017 as compared with 2016.

February 20, 2016
February 20, 2016

Closing developing countries' capital drain

Once again, advocates of free mobility for destabilising short-term capital flows are being proven wrong. Many emerging markets recognised the dangers and tried to reduce capital inflows.

January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016

Richest 1% own more than the rest of us: Oxfam

The richest one percent of the world's population now own more than the rest of us combined, aid group Oxfam says, on the eve of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.

October 2, 2015
October 2, 2015

GCI ranking improves marginally

The World Economic Forum's annual report on global competitiveness for 2015-16 has recently been made public.

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015

Bangladesh moves 2 notches up in Global Competitiveness Index

Bangladesh moved two notches up in the Global Competitiveness Index, indicating progress in the country’s economic efficiency and sophistication.