Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Currency 94.95 95.21 95.98 96.75 97.54 99.13
Stock Market (points) 6180.90 6181 6052 5927 5803 5564

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 5.47 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 7
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.20 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.4 4.7
Inflation Rate (%) 7.56 7.2 6.4 6 5.7 5.8
Interest Rate (%) 4.75 5.5 5.5 6 6 6
Balance of Trade (BDT Billion) -260.00 -75 -30 -30 -30 -50
Current Account (Billion BDT) -155.59 -5000 -5500 -5500 -5500 -7000
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -1.00 -1.4 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.8
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 31.70 35.1 36.5 36.5 36.5 36.5
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.35 -7.6 -7.4 -7.4 -7.4 -7.4
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 32.50 25 25 25 25 25
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 30 30 30 30 30

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 5.47 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 7
GDP (USD Billion) 416.26 385 400 400 400 430
GDP Constant Prices (BDT Billion) 30392.73 12394 12857 12857 12857 32520
Gross National Product (BDT Billion) 31520.93 12786 13655 13655 13655 33727
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BDT Million) 12598.82 8889 9596 9596 9596 13481
GDP per capita (USD) 1715.35 1730 1750 1750 1750 1850
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 6019.52 5200 5300 5300 5300 5600
GDP From Agriculture (BDT Million) 11540.50 11973 12291 12291 12291 13151
GDP From Construction (BDT Million) 9582.40 9390 10205 10205 10205 10920
GDP From Manufacturing (BDT Million) 27576.40 27768 29369 29369 29369 31425
GDP From Mining (BDT Million) 1873.50 1990 1995 1995 1995 2135
GDP From Public Administration (BDT Million) 4342.40 4356 4625 4625 4625 4948
GDP From Services (BDT Million) 164109.00 164041 174776 174776 174776 187010
GDP From Transport (BDT Million) 12871.80 12924 13708 13708 13708 14668
GDP From Utilities (BDT Million) 1761.10 1791 1876 1876 1876 2007

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.20 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.4 4.7
Population (Million) 165.00 168 168 168 168 170
Minimum Wages (BDT/Month) 8000.00 10000 10000 10000 10000 10000
Retirement Age Men 59.00 59 59 59 59 59
Retirement Age Women 59.00 59 59 59 59 59

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Inflation Rate (%) 7.56 7.2 6.4 6 5.7 5.8
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 313.76 326 324 329 332 343
GDP Deflator (points) 130.84 258 265 264 264 138
Export Prices (points) 240.50 248 250 250 250 260
Import Prices (points) 283.38 293 295 295 295 310
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 1.45 1 1 1 1 1
Food Inflation (%) 8.37 7.5 6 6 4.8 5
CPI Transportation (points) 324.72 328 331 335 338 341

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Interest Rate (%) 4.75 5.5 5.5 6 6 6
Interbank Rate (%) 4.88 5.63 5.63 6.13 6.13 6.13
Money Supply M2 (BDT Billion) 16626.37 17400 17700 17700 17700 18500
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 41826.70 43886 49194 49194 49194 49194
Loans to Private Sector (BDT Billion) 12570.50 12314 12809 13069 13388 13705
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 5.05 5.3 5.8 5.8 6.3 6.3

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Balance of Trade (BDT Billion) -260.00 -75 -30 -30 -30 -50
Current Account (Billion BDT) -155.59 -5000 -5500 -5500 -5500 -7000
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -1.00 -1.4 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.8
Exports (BDT Billion) 339.97 390 420 420 420 450
Imports (BDT Billion) 599.94 465 450 450 450 500
Remittances (USD Million) 1859.97 2050 2200 2200 2200 2300
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) 1510.00 2000 2000 2000 2000 2500
External Debt (USD Billion) 44.20 46 45 45 45 40

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 31.70 35.1 36.5 36.5 36.5 36.5
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.35 -7.6 -7.4 -7.4 -7.4 -7.4
Government Budget Value (BDT Billion) -150054.00 -255500 -263000 -263000 -263000 -275000
Government Spending (BDT Billion) 2253.94 1830 1982 1982 1982 2412
Government Revenues (BDT Billion) 351523.00 365000 370000 370000 370000 408000
Fiscal Expenditure (BDT Billion) 523190.00 620500 633000 633000 633000 683000
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 4335.00 3700 3700 3700 3700 3700

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 32.50 25 25 25 25 25
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 30 30 30 30 30
Sales Tax Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15

Business Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Manufacturing Production (%) 4.87 16 15 9 9 10
Mining Production (%) -8.60 4.8 3.8 2.1 2.1 3.5
Electricity Production (Gigawatt-hour) 5310.00 6500 5200 6400 6400 5500

Consumer Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Consumer Spending (BDT Billion) 31189.65 22244 24317 24317 24317 33373
Disposable Personal Income (BDT THO) 65339.96 69587 69587 69587 69587 74458
Personal Savings (BDT Billion) 7077.06 10000 10000 10000 10000 10800
Private Sector Credit (BDT Billion) 12429.40 13000 13382 13382 13382 11500
Consumer Credit (BDT Billion) 16115.47 15644 16318 16643 17163 17460


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