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    Bangladesh's GDP grew by record 7.86pc in FY18, experts doubt

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 19, 2018

    Bangladesh’s gross domestic product growth hit record 7.86 per cent, beating the provisional estimation by 0.21 percentage points, in the past fiscal year of 2017-2018,...

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    Experts for own policy for green growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 10, 2018

    Bangladesh should adopt its own policy on achieving green growth instead of following others’ path, keeping issues of job creation and sustainability in mind, said...

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    Common people now getting benefits of development: PM     

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked agriculturists to give special attentions so Bangladesh did not need to begto others for food in future as...

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    Bangladesh's GDP growth to reach 8.25pc in FY19, says minister

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 05:25pm on September 06, 2018

    Planning minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday expressed his high hope that the GDP growth rate in the current fiscal year (FY19) would reach 8.25...

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    Govt aims 6.47pc export growth in FY19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 09, 2018

    The government has set an export target of $44 billion from goods and services with a year-on-year growth of 6.47 per cent for the current...

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    Global rating agencies retain stable outlook for Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:12pm on July 24, 2018

    Three global rating agencies have retained a stable economic outlook for Bangladesh due mainly to a strong economic growth and improvement in external profile....

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    Proposed budget to satisfy all: PM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:41pm on June 27, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday told parliament that interest of all groups had been protected through the proposed budget for 2018-2019 fiscal....

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    Banking sector’s growth slows in FY18

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on June 09, 2018

    Growth of the country’s banking sector have declined by 1.22 percentage points in the outgoing fiscal year 2017-2018 amid series of scams in the banking...

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    Muhith eyes 7.8pc growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 08, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday projected a 7.8-per cent growth in gross domestic product in the proposed national budget for the financial year of...

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    Growth of grid solar power in Bangladesh

    KM Mahbubur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on June 02, 2018

    FOSSIL fuels — coal, gas, fuel oils — had for long been burnt during the past decades to generate electricity. The rich and developed countries...