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    Bangladesh loses 1pc GDP for air pollution

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:13pm on December 10, 2017

    Bangladesh is losing one per cent GDP every year due to air pollution, which is a key barrier to the country's vision to become an...

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    Next budget likely to be Tk 4,68,000cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 27, 2017

    The size of the next national budget will be Tk 4,68,000 crore with a projected gross domestic product growth rate of 7.6 per cent in 2018-19,...

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    Govt revises GDP growth upwards to 7.28pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on November 14, 2017

    Bangladesh’s economy finally grew at 7.28 per cent, the highest growth rate in the history of the country, up by 0.04 percentage points than the...

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    IMF retains 7pc GDP growth projection

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:52pm on October 11, 2017

    International Monetary Fund has maintained its previous projection (7 per cent) for Bangladesh’s economic growth, much lower than the government’s target but higher than the...

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    Bangladesh faces formidable challenges to achieve 8pc-plus growth: ICCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on August 17, 2017

    Bangladesh may face formidable challenges in moving to a higher growth path of 8 per cent-plus GDP and earn the status of a middle income...

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    When did we become so pro-rich?

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 09, 2017

    IT IS odd but for a country that was born out of a sense of collective deprivation, we have managed to build a state which...

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    BB may raise slightly pvt sector credit target in next MPS

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:39pm on June 14, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has started the process of drafting the monetary policy statement for the first half of the coming fiscal year 2017-18 targeting to increase...

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    Budget more focused on GDP than development: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on June 07, 2017

    The budget proposed for 2017-18 fiscal year is more focused on raising GDP growth than driving the country’s development, speakers told a discussion on Wednesday...

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    WB retains FY17 GDP growth projection at 6.8pc, much lower than govt’s estimate

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on June 05, 2017

    The World Bank has retained the gross domestic product growth projection for Bangladesh at 6.8 per cent for the outgoing fiscal year (2016-17), much lower...

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    Manufacturing sector growth slides in FY17

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:08am on June 03, 2017

    The growth of country’s manufacturing sector declined in the outgoing fiscal year (2016-17) after two years of rise as entrepreneurs are lacking in confidence to...