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    IMF also projects 7pc economic growth, lower than govt estimate

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 18, 2018

    International Monetary Fund has retained its projection for Bangladesh’s economic growth at 7 per cent, 0.65 percentage points lower than the government’s estimate, for the...

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    ADB also contradicts govt’s GDP growth estimation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:28pm on April 11, 2018

    Asian Development Bank on Wednesday also contradicted the government’s estimation of 7.65 per cent gross domestic production growth for the current fiscal year 2017-2018 stating...

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    Economists sceptical as govt says 7.65pc GDP growth

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:30am on April 04, 2018

    The government on Tuesday announced that gross domestic product in the current fiscal grew by 7.65 per cent while economists said that the claim was...

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    ICCB laments power outages

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:34pm on February 25, 2018

    Frequent power outages cause severe disruption in industrial production and other economic activities, observed the International Chamber of Commerce Bangladesh in its October-December 2017 news...

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    Economists emphasise exploration of demographic dividend opportunities

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:37pm on January 04, 2018

    Economists and experts on Thursday urged the government to explore the full opportunity of demographic dividend the country is now passing by accelerating economic growth,...

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    Growth narrative contradicts standard of living: UO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:20pm on December 30, 2017

    Rising income gap, unsatisfactory rate of job creation, inefficient resources distribution, stagnation in the ratio of private investment to gross domestic product and growing capital...

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    In defence of degrowth

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 23, 2017

    THE economist Branko Milanovic recently wrote a blog post titled ‘The illusion of degrowth in a poor and unequal world.’ He penned it, he says,...

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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...