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    Hype over growth rate figures overshadows quality

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:05pm on February 02, 2020

    Economists on Sunday said that the country’s economic growth would not be sustainable without linking it with governance as a lot of hype over the...

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    Mired in obsession of high growth, shorn of governance

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2019

    A GROWING income inequality — said to have widened in the absence of good governance, one of the two important instruments for development, with the...

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    FY19 capital machinery import drop contradicts GDP growth

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on August 02, 2019

    Import payments for capital machinery dropped while the payments for industrial raw materials posted a meagre growth in the recently concluded fiscal year 2018-2019, contradicting...

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    High economic growth without economic development

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    THE prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, in her winding-up speech in the parliament on Thursday said that the people who were criticising the increase in gas...

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    PM finds budget critics ‘mentally sick’

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:30pm on June 14, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina starts briefing the media about the national budget placed in parliament on Thursday for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. The prime minister...

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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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    Saudi private sector growth stable in April, employment subdued

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    Saudi Arabia’s non-oil private sector growth remained steady - though unchanged - in April, but strong demand and increased business confidence did not translate into...

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    US job growth surges

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on May 04, 2019

    US job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to a more than 49-year low of 3.6 per cent, pointing to solid economic...

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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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    Volatile trade, inventories boost US growth to 3.2 per cent in first quarter

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

    US economic growth accelerated in the first quarter, but the burst in growth was driven by trade and the largest accumulation of unsold goods since...