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    GDP growth doubted, quality questioned

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:23am on June 10, 2019

    Bangladesh has become one of the fastest growing economies in the world with a record 8.13 per cent gross domestic product growth in the outgoing...

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    India’s central bank cuts rates, turns ‘accommodative’ as economy slows

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:15am on June 08, 2019

    The Reserve Bank of India cut its policy interest rate by 25 basis points in a widely expected move on Thursday, while also changing its...

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    Tk 2 lakh crore new ADP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on May 22, 2019

    The government has set the size of the annual development programme at Tk 2,02,721 crore for the new fiscal year with transport sector once again...

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    Lack of innovation is Achilles heel for Chinese economy: Xi Jinping

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 02:34pm on May 16, 2019

    A lack of innovation is China’s ‘Achilles heel’, the country’s president Xi Jinping warned in an article given high prominence by state media on...

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    Poverty reduction rate remains slower: BBS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:22am on May 14, 2019

    The rate of poverty reduction in the country still remains slower though the average pace of poverty reduction slightly increased in the last two years,...

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    Role of consumption in economic development

    Sima Rani Dey | Updated at 12:00am on May 07, 2019

    BANGLADESH is the fastest-growing economy in South Asia and it is moving very fast towards its goal of achieving a middle-income country status by 2021....

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    Nepal economy to grow by 6.81pc this fiscal year

    Xinhua . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2019

    Nepal’s economy is projected to grow by 6.81 per cent in the current fiscal year that concludes in mid-July, as the Himalayan country is witnessing...

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    Indian consumers face post-election fuel price shock, economy could be hit

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on April 27, 2019

    Surging global oil prices will pose a first big challenge to India’s new government, whoever wins an election now under way, especially as domestic prices...

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    Vested interests behind economic policies: CPD

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on April 24, 2019

    The Centre for Policy Dialogue on Tuesday termed the first 100 days of the new government as lacking in efforts, enthusiasm and initiative as it...

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    China Q1 growth steadies

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    China’s economy grew at a steady 6.4 per cent pace in the first quarter, defying expectations for a further slowdown, as industrial production jumped sharply...

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