Bangladesh economy moves up 14 places in two years


Bangladesh economyAccording to WB’s World Development Indicators Database and IMF’s World Economic Outlook, Bangladesh advanced 14 steps from the 58th position to 44th in the world economy in the last two years.

Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal presented the reports of the two global lending agencies at a meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presided over the meeting.

According to the WB and IMF reports, Bangladesh economy ranked 58th in the world with a GDP of $149.99 billion based on current price in 2013.

In 2015, the GDP grew to $205.3 billion taking Bangladesh to the 44th position in the world economy.

The WB and IMF published the reports in April.



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