GDP growth rate 6.94% in FY 2020-21, per capita income $2,591

The gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of Bangladesh reached 6.94% in fiscal year 2020-2021 while the per capita income increased to $2,591, according to the final report of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS). The information was disclosed at the meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday. "...

Bangladesh poised to become $500b economy by next fiscal year

Bangladesh is gunning to become a half-a-trillion-dollar economy next fiscal year buoyed by a successful vaccination campaign and a steady growth in agriculture and industry. As per the finance division's projection, the size of the Bangladesh economy would be $510 billion in fiscal 2022-23 after growing at 10.7 percent. The GDP is estimated t...

Jordan Senate President lauds Bangladesh’s growth during pandemic

Jordanian Senate President and former Prime Minister Faisal Akif Al-Fayez has highly appreciated Bangladesh's over 5 percent GDP growth even during pandemic under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He was addressing a special webinar as the chief guest on Sunday. Bangladesh Embassy in Amman, Jordan organised the event to mark the ...

Bangladesh's economy is headed to a 10% growth: HPM Sheikh Hasina to Nikkei

In an exclusive interview with Nikkei Asian Review, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh's economy is headed for a 10% annual growth and has the potential to become Asia's fastest growing economy. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh's fast economic expansion will gain further momentum and hit 10% annual growth over the next thr...