Bangladesh a victim of global economic crisis

Dr. Atiur Rahman:  Like many other emerging economies, Bangladesh is also a victim of the global economic crisis. As indicated by the World Economic Outlook of the IMF, a fear of global recession coupled with rising inflation has been looming large leading to unprecedented financial turbulences across the board. When the world economy was ...

Bangladesh’s GDP to surpass Denmark, Singapore, Hong Kong by 2025

Bangladesh's economy is projected to reach $516.24 billion in the fiscal 2024-25, outperforming advanced economies such as Denmark, Singapore and Hong Kong along the way, says the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Denmark is expected to have a GDP of $484.38 billion at the current dollar value in 2025, while Singapore and Hong Kong will see th...

Bangladesh edging past India

Dr Ashikur Rahman: For nearly five decades, any discourse on South Asia was almost always focused on the bitter animosity between the two nuclear giants India and Pakistan, where the former was viewed as a large mystical country trying to establish its position in the global political and economic order -- and Pakistan as a strategically import...

Bangladesh’s persistent ‘fighting spirit’

Dr. Atiur Rahman: The recently-released "World Economic Outlook" by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) – predicting Bangladesh to be the fastest growing economy in South Asia with a likely GDP growth rate of 4% against a nearly 10.5% contraction of India's economy – has been the talk of the town in recent days. Moreover, Banglad...