Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Currency 84.25 84.6 84.94 85.29 85.64 86.34
Stock Market (points) 5236.85 5141 5095 5049 5004 4914
Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 7.90 7.1 7.1 7 6.9 7.1
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.20 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.4
Inflation Rate (%) 5.62 5.6 5.7 6 5.9 6
Interest Rate (%) 6.00 6 6 6 6 6
Balance of Trade (BDT Billion) -152.00 -154 -135 -135 -135 -160
Current Account (USD Million) -936.00 -1500 -150 -150 -150 -1800
Current Account to GDP (%) -3.60 -2.5 -2.5 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7
Government Debt to GDP (%) 27.90 25.9 25.9 25.5 25.5 25.5
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.80 -4.1 -4.1 -3.8 -3.8 -3.8
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 7.90 7.1 7.1 7 6.9 7.1
GDP (USD Billion) 274.03 286 286 305 305 305
GDP Constant Prices (BDT Billion) 11055.14 10152 10950 10940 10940 11717
Gross National Product (BDT Billion) 11550.46 10574 11450 11439 11439 12251
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BDT Million) 8005.33 6456 7544 7537 7537 8072
GDP per capita (USD) 1203.20 1253 1253 1336 1336 1336
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 3879.20 3715 3715 3715 3715 3715
GDP From Agriculture (BDT Million) 10739.10 11212 11212 11202 11202 11997
GDP From Construction (BDT Million) 8068.14 7882 7882 7875 7875 8434
GDP From Manufacturing (BDT Million) 25730.30 24019 24019 23997 23997 25701
GDP From Mining (BDT Million) 1876.60 1871 1871 1870 1870 2002
GDP From Public Administration (BDT Million) 3881.40 3905 3905 3902 3902 4179
GDP From Services (BDT Million) 147461.80 146635 146635 146498 146498 156899
GDP From Transport (BDT Million) 11671.90 11696 11696 11685 11685 12515
GDP From Utilities (BDT Million) 166844.00 161603 161603 161452 161452 172915
Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.20 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.4
Wages (BDT/Month) 13258.00 14200 14200 14200 14200 15100
Population (Million) 163.70 165 164 166 166 166
Living Wage Family (BDT/Month) 15100.00 12900 12900 12900 12900 13300
Living Wage Individual (BDT/Month) 8080.00 9800 9800 9800 9800 10000
Minimum Wages (BDT/Month) 8000.00 8000 8000 8000 8000 8000
Retirement Age Men 59.00 59 59 59 59 59
Retirement Age Women 59.00 59 59 59 59 59
Wages High Skilled (BDT/Month) 9690.00 10400 10400 10400 10400 10900
Wages Low Skilled (BDT/Month) 5210.00 4920 4920 4920 4920 5000
Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 5.62 5.6 5.7 6 5.9 6
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 263.69 272 273 278 276 289
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 1.25 0.62 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.3
Food Inflation (%) 5.42 5.9 6 6 6 4.8
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 243.26 245 249 251 257 263
Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Interest Rate (%) 6.00 6 6 6 6 6
Interbank Rate (%) 3.46 4.36 4.36 4.36 4.54 4.36
Money Supply M2 (BDT Billion) 12051.58 11760 12700 12700 12700 13500
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 31344.80 30778 32400 32400 32400 33500
Loans to Private Sector (BDT Billion) 9489.72 10000 11500 9755 9949 12800
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 6.66 5.61 5.61 5.61 5.61 5.61
Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Balance of Trade (BDT Billion) -152.00 -154 -135 -135 -135 -160
Current Account (USD Million) -936.00 -1500 -150 -150 -150 -1800
Current Account to GDP (%) -3.60 -2.5 -2.5 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7
Exports (BDT Billion) 268.88 229 235 235 235 240
Imports (BDT Billion) 420.86 383 370 370 370 400
Remittances (USD Million) 1368.20 1285 1330 1330 1330 1500
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) 1583.00 1850 1850 1900 1900 1900
External Debt (USD Billion) 33.11 34 34 37 37 37
Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 27.90 25.9 25.9 25.5 25.5 25.5
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.80 -4.1 -4.1 -3.8 -3.8 -3.8
Government Spending (BDT Billion) 1597.68 1269 1549 1547 1547 1657
Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Sales Tax Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Business Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Manufacturing Production (%) 13.00 9.8 8.3 8.3 8.3 5.5
Mining Production (%) 2.70 0.7 -2 -2 -2 0.9
Electricity Production (Gigawatt-hour) 4174.00 4970 5100 5100 5100 5500
Consumer Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Consumer Spending (BDT Billion) 19293.84 15801 18313 18296 18296 19595
Disposable Personal Income (BDT THO) 65339.96 64640 69979 69914 69914 74878
Private Sector Credit (BDT Billion) 9765.50 9860 9950 9950 9950 10550
Consumer Credit (BDT Billion) 11384.10 11075 11571 11560 11560 12380


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