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Bangladesh is likely to grow by 6.6 percent in the current fiscal year: ADB

Dhaka, September 21: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has predicted a GDP growth of 6.6 percent for Bangladesh in the current financial year 2022-23.

Padma Bridge will push growth of south-west's GDP up by 2%

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 22: After overcoming all the obstacles and challenges, the most-awaited Padma Bridge is going to be opened to the public on June 25. The bridge will contribute 1.23 percent to the country's GDP growth, and the south-west's GDP will increase by 2.3 percent.

Per capita income rises to USD 2824

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 11: At the end of the 2021-22 fiscal year, the per capita income has increased to 2,824 US dollars, which is 2 lakh 41 thousand 470 rupees in Bangladeshi currency.

Cost of raising children increasing in China

Beijing, April 17: Nowadays, the education of a child is quite expensive. According to a study, the difference in cost according to the country is sky-high.

Growth stands at 6.94 billion, GDP at 416 billion dollars

Dhaka, February 8: In the last fiscal year (2020-21), the size of gross domestic product (GDP) was temporarily calculated at USD 411 billion. The GDP growth rate was 5.43 percent. However, the growth rate has increased from the 2005-06 fiscal year to the 2015-16 fiscal year as the base year.

Bangladesh's per capita income increases to USD 2,591

Dhaka, February 8: In the fiscal year 2020-21, the per capita income in the country has increased to 2,591 US dollars. In the last financial year (2020-21), the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the first nine months was USD 2,554 (which is Tk 2,16,589). At the end of the fiscal year 2020-21, the final per capita income has increased to USD 2,591, which is Tk 2,19,738.

Bangladesh best in the world in terms of growth: Reports

Dhaka, January 14: The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has slowed global economic growth. A new variant of the coronavirus is going to put global growth at risk in the coming days due to the upward transmission of Omicron. Growth will slow further by 2023. However, Bangladesh will be the best in the world to achieve growth at this time.

Current FY growth to be 7.2 percent, says Finance Minister

Own representative, Dhaka, December 21, 2021: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has expressed optimism that the growth rate of 7.2 percent for the current financial year will be achieved. A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Virtual Economic Affairs and Government Procurement was held under the chairmanship of the Finance Minister on Monday (December 20). He told this to reporters after the meeting.

Country's per capita income increases to USD 2,554

Dhaka, November 4: The per capita income of the country has increased to USD 2,554 (Tk 2,29,860), according to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS). In the fiscal year 2020-2021, the per capita income was USD 2,227. In the four months of the current financial year, the per capita income has increased by USD 326 or Tk 29,430.

Bangladesh's GDP growth for FY 2020-21 best in Asia, says FM Kamal

Dhaka, June 4: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said that in the financial year 2020-21, Bangladesh's gross domestic product (GDP) growth has been the best in Asia. The country achieved growth of 5.2 per cent amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Bangladesh's per capita income increases to $2,227

Dhaka, May 18: According to the current fiscal year (2020-21), the per capita income has increased by USD 163 from the previous fiscal year. The per capita income this year is USD 2,227, up from USD 2,064 in the previous fiscal year (2019-20). Planning Minister MA Mannan presented the information at a cabinet meeting.

At the end of the year, Bangladesh's growth will be 6 percent: ADB

Dhaka, April 28: Despite the Corona epidemic, Bangladesh will do well in achieving GDP (gross domestic product). At the end of the current financial year, this rate may be 6 percent. But everything depends on the second wave of Covid-19.

3 percent of GDP will be spent on education and 2 percent on health

Dhaka, February 24: Expenditure on education, health and social security has been increased. By increasing the expenditure, it has been approved to spend 3 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) in the education sector, 2 percent in the health sector and 2.5 percent in the social security sector.

Coronavirus reduces government spending, GDP slows

Dhaka, January 20: Corona has reduced government spending. Compared to the first quarter of the last financial year (July-September), the current financial year has decreased by 7.57 percent in the first quarter. Imports, on the other hand, fell 11.43 percent to 12.69 billion. Imports have declined mainly due to lower imports of capital equipment and lower fuel prices in the international market.

Bangladesh surpasses India in per capita GDP

Dhaka, October 15: In terms of per capita GDP, Bangladesh has overtaken neighboring India in the 2020-2021 fiscal year, according to a World Economic Outlook (WEO) report of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).