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Thursday, October 31, 2013

WB Development Update on Bangladesh

World Bank publishes the Bangladesh Development Update (October 2013) with the following key points:

  • The GDP growth in FY13 decelerated, for the second year in a row, to six percent.
  • The most pressing challenges lie in rebuilding the image of the garment sector, removing supply bottlenecks and maintaining economic and financial reforms.
  • Global risks to the economy have receded, only to be off-set by internal risks, which have grown in stature.

  • Link of the report.

    Monday, October 7, 2013

    IMF concludes 2013 Article IV Mission

    International Monetary Fund concludes its 2013 Article IV consultation mission and third review under ECF agreement with the Bangladesh government and, as always, provides its comments on the overall macroeconomic development and structural policies.

    Press Release of IMF 

    Thursday, October 3, 2013

    Asian Development Outlook 2013 Update

    Asian Development Bank publishes its flagship publication 'Asian Development Outlook 2013 Update' with a focus on 'governance and public service delivery'. One can find the Bangladesh Chapter in pages 131-136.

    Link of the Outlook.