Markets Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Currency 84.60 84.86 85.12 85.39 85.66 86.19
Stock Market (points) 4149.82 4416 4374 4332 4290 4208
Overview Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 7.90 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.2
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.30 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4
Inflation Rate (%) 5.75 6 5.9 6 6 6
Interest Rate (%) 6.00 6 6 6 6 6
Balance of Trade (BDT Billion) -169.90 -110 -60 -15 -145 -150
Current Account (USD Million) -1008.00 -150 -150 -200 -1800 -1800
Current Account to GDP (%) -3.60 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -2
Government Debt to GDP (%) 27.90 25.5 25.5 25.5 25.5 24
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.80 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -5
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
GDP Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 7.90 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.2
GDP (USD Billion) 274.03 315 315 315 315 340
GDP Constant Prices (BDT Billion) 11055.14 10991 10991 10991 11884 12740
Gross National Product (BDT Billion) 11550.46 11492 11492 11492 12417 13311
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BDT Million) 8005.33 7572 7572 7572 8606 9225
GDP per capita (USD) 1203.20 1353 1353 1353 1353 1428
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 3879.20 3715 3715 3715 3715 3715
GDP From Agriculture (BDT Million) 10739.10 11254 11545 11545 11545 12376
GDP From Construction (BDT Million) 8068.14 7911 8673 8673 8673 9298
GDP From Manufacturing (BDT Million) 25730.30 24109 27660 27660 27660 29652
GDP From Mining (BDT Million) 1876.60 1878 2017 2017 2017 2163
GDP From Public Administration (BDT Million) 3881.40 3920 4173 4173 4173 4473
GDP From Services (BDT Million) 147461.80 147183 158521 158521 158521 169935
GDP From Transport (BDT Million) 11671.90 11740 12547 12547 12547 13451
GDP From Utilities (BDT Million) 166844.00 162207 179357 179357 179357 192271
Labour Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.30 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4
Wages (BDT/Month) 13258.00 14200 14200 14200 15100 15100
Population (Million) 163.70 168 168 168 168 169
Living Wage Family (BDT/Month) 15100.00 12900 12900 12900 13300 15400
Living Wage Individual (BDT/Month) 8080.00 9800 9800 9800 10000 10000
Minimum Wages (BDT/Month) 8000.00 8000 8000 8000 8000 10000
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 10900 11500
Wages Low Skilled (BDT/Month) 5210.00 4920 4920 4920 5000 5100
Prices Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 5.75 6 5.9 6 6 6
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 272.97 278 276 288 290 307
GDP Deflator (points) 229.41 233 232 233 243 258
Export Prices (points) 225.99 237 237 237 237 237
Import Prices (points) 259.43 246 246 246 246 246
Inflation Rate Mom (%) -0.23 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.3
Food Inflation (%) 5.90 6 6 4.2 4.8 4.8
CPI Transportation (points) 248.24 251 257 262 263 278
Money Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Interest Rate (%) 6.00 6 6 6 6 6
Interbank Rate (%) 4.50 4.12 4.12 4.12 4.12 4.12
Money Supply M2 (BDT Billion) 12618.11 12700 12700 12700 13500 13500
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 32689.20 32400 32400 33000 33500 33500
Loans to Private Sector (BDT Billion) 9758.35 9996 10312 10387 10490 11246
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 6.66 5.61 5.61 6.66 5.61 5.61
Trade Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Balance of Trade (BDT Billion) -169.90 -110 -60 -15 -145 -150
Current Account (USD Million) -1008.00 -150 -150 -200 -1800 -1800
Current Account to GDP (%) -3.60 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -2
Imports (BDT Billion) 425.90 400 310 395 400 420
Exports (BDT Billion) 255.98 290 250 380 255 270
Remittances (USD Million) 1639.62 1430 1430 1320 1500 1500
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) 1583.00 1900 1900 1900 1900 1900
External Debt (USD Billion) 33.11 37 37 37 37 40
Government Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 27.90 25.5 25.5 25.5 25.5 24
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.80 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -5
Government Budget Value (BDT Billion) -107584.00 -58000 -58000 -58000 -58000 -58000
Government Spending (BDT Billion) 1597.68 1555 1555 1555 1718 1841
Government Revenues (BDT Billion) 263911.00 299000 299000 299000 299000 299000
Fiscal Expenditure (BDT Billion) 371495.00 357000 357000 357000 357000 357000
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 3822.00 4020 4020 4020 4020 4020
Taxes Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 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 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Manufacturing Production (%) 390.59 8.3 8.3 8 5.5 5.5
Mining Production (%) 2.60 -2 -2 2.5 0.9 0.9
Electricity Production (Gigawatt-hour) 7063.00 5700 6500 6800 5000 5200
Consumer Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Consumer Spending (BDT Billion) 19293.84 18382 18382 18382 20741 22234
Disposable Personal Income (BDT THO) 65339.96 70240 70240 70240 70240 75298
Personal Savings (BDT Billion) 5138.92 6900 6900 6900 6900 6900
Private Sector Credit (BDT Billion) 9929.70 9950 9950 9950 10550 10550
Consumer Credit (BDT Billion) 11994.63 11785 12329 12720 12894 13823


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