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GDP

Gross domestic product(GDP)

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 ...

Prothom Alo illustration

The GDP debate

GDP decided first, calculations done later

Questions have been raised about the competence of BBS. There have also been allegations of political interference in modifying and fabricating data and information generated by BBS

GDP decided first, calculations done later

Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics lags behind in stats

Economists and research organisations said Bangladesh's GDP calculation did not reflect the actual economic fallout of COVID-19 pandemic. That is why they questioned the growth rate as well as the ...

Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics lags behind in stats

Doubt over GDP growth not illogical

Bangladesh began a trend way back to inflate the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate.

Moinul Islam

Bangladesh per capita income crosses $2,000

The per capita income of Bangladesh has risen to USD 2,064 in the fiscal year 2020, scoring $155 growth in the period of a year. It was $1,909 in the last fiscal.

Bangladesh per capita income crosses $2,000

Coastal flooding could hit 20 per cent of world GDP by 2100

Already, "societies are reacting to changing coastal flooding risks all over the world," said Schinko, who was not involved in the new research. Though, "not all countries are equally well equipped ...

A woman cooks and a girl looks ahead sitting on a house sit in floodwater at Medinimandal, Munshiganj on 7 July 2020.

Bangladesh to see 7.5pc growth in FY2021: ADB

Bangladesh's GDP is expected to grow by 4.5 per cent in FY2020 and 7.5 per cent in FY2021, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in the update report of Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2020 ...

Bangladesh to see 7.5pc growth in FY2021: ADB

WB forecasts 1.6pc growth for Bangladesh

The World Bank in its latest forecast has predicted that the GDP growth rate in Bangladesh will come down to 1.6 per cent in the current fiscal year.

WB forecasts 1.6pc growth for Bangladesh
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