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GDP

Gross domestic product(GDP)

COVID-19 no setback for Bangladesh’s soaring ship industry

Rivers are Bangladesh’s lifeblood, and strong economic growth in recent years has fuelled more investments in new and bigger ships

In this picture taken on 12 November 2020 dockyard workers pour molten iron in a mold to make a propeller at a workshop on the banks of the Buriganga river in Char Kaliganj on the outskirts of Dhaka

Recent trend of protectionism, xenophobia may bring further sufferings for people: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has said there is a need for constructive multilateralism more than ever as the COVID-19 pandemic has reminded that ‘no one is safe until everyone is safe’

Recent trend of protectionism, xenophobia may bring further sufferings for people: PM Hasina

Interview: Professor M Kabir Hassan

'Bangladesh needs to address the widening economic gap and toxic politics'

From Islamic banking to issues pertaining to Bangladesh's economic condition in light of the Covid pandemic, Mohammad Kabir Hassan talks on an array of issues in an exclusive interview with Prothom ...

'Bangladesh needs to address the widening economic gap and toxic politics'

Fight against hunger

Nutrition situation needs to be improved further

The latest good news is that Bangladesh has advanced 13 notches up in world hunger index in the eradication of hunger. National dailies published this news quoting the joint report by Concern ...

Nutrition situation needs to be improved further

Bangladesh overtakes India in per capita GDP: IMF

Bangladesh has overtaken its much-larger neighbour India in terms of per capita GDP in 2020, owing to a respectable performance on the economic front despite slowing growth coupled with a steep ...

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WB’s growth projection not consistent with Bangladesh economic recovery: Minister

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Friday said that the World Bank’s latest growth projection is inconsistent with the current economic recovery of Bangladesh.

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal

WB projects 1.6pc GDP growth for Bangladesh in 2020-21

Bangladesh's GDP growth will be 1.6 per cent in the running 2020-21 fiscal, World Bank on Thursday forecast in its twice-a-year-regional update.

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Bangladeshis see soaring GDP, but plunging wellness: ADB Report

People of a country are supposed to remain in happiness when its economy is in good shape. But that is not happening in Bangladesh.

Supply-side contributions
to growth

Bangladesh to attain targeted GDP growth in FY21: Kamal

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Tuesday expressed his optimism that Bangladesh would would again atop other Asian countries in GDP growth attainment this year attaining its targeted 8.1 to 8.2 ...

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal

GDP Debate

Mr. Finance Minister, balance the sum please

The experts considered the GDP growth a tall tale, especially because of the 'magic' in the first eight and half months of the fiscal year that apparently upturned all the negative effects on an ...

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