Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Currency 84.63 84.87 85.1 85.34 85.58 86.05
Stock Market (points) 4914.03 4805 4699 4596 4494 4290

Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 8.20 1.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.20 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6
Inflation Rate (%) 5.97 4.2 4.3 5.5 5.9 6
Interest Rate (%) 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75
Balance of Trade (BDT Billion) -56.70 -160 -80 -90 -40 -160
Current Account (USD Million) -2439.00 -850 -600 -750 -350 -550
Current Account to GDP (%) -1.70 -2.5 -2.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5
Government Debt to GDP (%) 29.30 30.3 34.1 34.1 34.1 34.1
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.50 -7.5 -7 -7 -7 -7
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30

GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 8.20 1.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5
GDP (USD Billion) 302.57 275 310 310 310 310
GDP Constant Prices (BDT Billion) 11637.40 11717 11221 11995 11995 12537
Gross National Product (BDT Billion) 12195.25 12251 11724 12532 12532 13109
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BDT Million) 8879.88 8072 8125 8686 8686 8637
GDP per capita (USD) 1287.80 1250 1280 1280 1280 1280
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 4753.70 4550 4680 4680 4680 4680
GDP From Agriculture (BDT Million) 11023.20 11997 10900 11652 11652 12837
GDP From Construction (BDT Million) 8849.20 8434 8189 8754 8754 9024
GDP From Manufacturing (BDT Million) 27106.70 25701 26116 27917 27917 27500
GDP From Mining (BDT Million) 1931.10 2002 1905 2036 2036 2143
GDP From Public Administration (BDT Million) 4113.10 4179 3940 4211 4211 4471
GDP From Services (BDT Million) 155496.00 156899 149674 159996 159996 167882
GDP From Transport (BDT Million) 12430.00 12515 11847 12664 12664 13391
GDP From Utilities (BDT Million) 175530.00 172915 169347 181026 181026 185019

Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.20 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6
Wages (BDT/Month) 13258.00 15100 15100 15100 15100 15100
Population (Million) 165.20 168 169 169 169 169
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

Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 5.97 4.2 4.3 5.5 5.9 6
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 288.12 284 289 291 299 302
GDP Deflator (points) 240.29 239 239 242 243 255
Export Prices (points) 237.28 237 251 251 251 251
Import Prices (points) 277.03 282 299 299 299 299
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 2.13 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.3
Food Inflation (%) 6.50 5.1 5.1 4.4 4.1 4.5
CPI Transportation (points) 263.02 259 261 267 273 274

Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Interest Rate (%) 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75
Interbank Rate (%) 2.87 4.36 4.23 4.23 4.23 4.36
Money Supply M2 (BDT Billion) 14048.78 14310 14664 15017 15370 15723
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 39125.30 38579 39905 41232 42559 43886
Loans to Private Sector (BDT Billion) 10489.07 12800 10174 11060 11403 11039
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 6.78 5.61 6.78 6.78 6.78 5.61

Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Balance of Trade (BDT Billion) -56.70 -160 -80 -90 -40 -160
Current Account (USD Million) -2439.00 -850 -600 -750 -350 -550
Current Account to GDP (%) -1.70 -2.5 -2.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5
Imports (BDT Billion) 288.02 330 350 310 320 390
Exports (BDT Billion) 231.31 250 260 270 250 280
Remittances (USD Million) 1963.94 1731 1776 1776 1776 1912
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) 2650.00 1700 2500 2500 2500 2500
External Debt (USD Billion) 37.80 40 45 45 45 45

Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 29.30 30.3 34.1 34.1 34.1 34.1
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.50 -7.5 -7 -7 -7 -7
Government Budget Value (BDT Billion) -157270.00 -198000 -210000 -210000 -210000 -210000
Government Spending (BDT Billion) 1745.09 1657 1622 1733 1733 1773
Government Revenues (BDT Billion) 350795.00 295000 352000 352000 352000 352000
Fiscal Expenditure (BDT Billion) 442540.00 523190 586781 586781 586781 586781
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 3822.00 3500 3700 3700 3700 3700

Taxes Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
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 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Manufacturing Production (%) 5.10 1.5 1.5 8.5 4.5 5.5
Mining Production (%) 1.60 0.9 1.5 3.5 2.2 1.5
Electricity Production (Gigawatt-hour) 6613.00 4700 5000 5500 5900 6000

Consumer Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Consumer Spending (BDT Billion) 20886.72 19595 19583 20934 20934 20967
Disposable Personal Income (BDT THO) 65339.96 74878 66320 70894 70894 80119
Personal Savings (BDT Billion) 6067.90 6100 5800 5800 5800 5800
Private Sector Credit (BDT Billion) 10732.02 11266 11530 11790 12100 12324
Consumer Credit (BDT Billion) 13209.55 12380 12592 13351 14134 13247


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