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    Japan exits recession as GDP grows 5pc in Q3

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:25pm on November 16, 2020

    Japan’s economy exited recession in the third quarter, growing a better-than-expected 5.0 per cent, government data showed on Monday, following a record contraction. A rise...

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    Govt deprives most people of economic growth benefits: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:15pm on October 15, 2020

    Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan on Thursday said that most people of the country were deprived of the benefits of...

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    Bangladesh set to beat India in per capita GDP: report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49pm on October 14, 2020

    In per capita GDP terms, India was significantly above Bangladesh until few years ago, but the gap has been substantially closed owing to the latter’s...

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    World Bank projects GDP growth to slump to 1.6pc in FY21

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:25pm on October 08, 2020

    The World Bank on Thursday projected that Bangladesh economy would grow by 1.6 per cent in the current fiscal year 2020-2021 due to negative impacts...

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    Job creation, GDP targets to be scaled back 

    Shakhawat Hossain  | Updated at 12:12am on September 28, 2020

    The government is set to backtrack on its initial targets for the Eighth Five-Year Plan, including of job creation and GDP growth, amid the lingering...

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    ADB lowers GDP growth projection for Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:09am on September 15, 2020

    The Asian Development Bank on Tuesday lowered its GDP growth projection for Bangladesh in the current fiscal year 2020-2021 to 6.8 per cent from its...

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    Mustafa Kamal censures CPD for GDP rate observation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on August 17, 2020

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Monday censured the Centre for Policy Dialogue for the CPD’s observation that the government’s estimate of 5.24 per cent...

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    GDP growth estimated without considering pandemic fallout

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:52pm on August 16, 2020

    The Centre for Policy Dialogue on Sunday said that the government made the provisional gross domestic product (GDP) growth estimates of 5.24 per cent for...

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    GDP growth 5.2pc in FY20: BBS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on August 11, 2020

    The country’s economy grew by 5.24 per cent in the last fiscal year 2019-2020 despite an unprecedented blow to economy in the last quarter of...

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    Disparity widens in Bangladesh as per capita income goes up

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 02:01pm on August 11, 2020

    The per capita income in the country grew to $2,064 in the 2019–20 fiscal year from $1,909 in 2018–19, according to the Bangladesh Bureau of...