Markets Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Currency 84.62 84.86 85.09 85.33 85.57 86.04
Stock Market (points) 5416.39 5297 5180 5065 4953 4729

Overview Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 8.20 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 7.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.20 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.4
Inflation Rate (%) 5.02 6.12 6.5 3.5 5.5 5.5
Interest Rate (%) 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75
Balance of Trade (BDT Billion) -106.10 -80 -90 -40 -160 -110
Current Account (USD Million) 3534.00 -600 -750 -350 -550 -550
Current Account to GDP (%) -1.70 -2.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5
Government Debt to GDP (%) 29.30 35.1 35.1 35.1 35.1 36.5
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.50 -7 -7 -7 -7 -7.5
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 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 8.20 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 7.5
GDP (USD Billion) 302.57 310 310 310 310 340
GDP Constant Prices (BDT Billion) 11637.40 11221 11553 11553 12537 12161
Gross National Product (BDT Billion) 12195.25 11724 12070 12070 13109 12744
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BDT Million) 8879.88 8125 8366 8366 8637 9279
GDP per capita (USD) 1287.80 1280 1280 1280 1280 1310
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 4753.70 4680 4680 4680 4680 4700
GDP From Agriculture (BDT Million) 11023.20 10961 11285 11519 12837 11454
GDP From Construction (BDT Million) 8849.20 8236 8479 9247 9024 8606
GDP From Manufacturing (BDT Million) 27106.70 25996 26764 28327 27500 27166
GDP From Mining (BDT Million) 1931.10 1878 1933 2018 2143 1962
GDP From Public Administration (BDT Million) 4113.10 3938 4054 4298 4471 4115
GDP From Services (BDT Million) 155496.00 150279 154721 162493 167882 157041
GDP From Transport (BDT Million) 12430.00 11881 12232 12989 13391 12416
GDP From Utilities (BDT Million) 175530.00 167830 172791 183429 185019 175383

Labour Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.20 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.4
Wages (BDT/Month) 13258.00 15100 15100 15100 15100 15100
Population (Million) 165.20 169 169 169 169 171
Minimum Wages (BDT/Month) 8000.00 8000 8000 8000 10000 10000
Retirement Age Men 59.00 59 59 59 59 59
Retirement Age Women 59.00 59 59 59 59 59

Prices Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 5.02 6.12 6.5 3.5 5.5 5.5
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 290.03 294 294 298 303 320
GDP Deflator (points) 240.29 243 244 237 254 267
Export Prices (points) 237.28 251 251 251 251 269
Import Prices (points) 277.03 299 299 299 299 308
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.91 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.3
Food Inflation (%) 5.20 5.1 4.4 4.1 4.5 4
CPI Transportation (points) 269.58 265 270 272 281 296

Money Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Interest Rate (%) 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75
Interbank Rate (%) 1.78 4.36 4.23 4.23 4.36 4.36
Money Supply M2 (BDT Billion) 14539.60 14664 15017 15370 15723 17135
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 42669.80 39905 41232 42559 43886 49194
Loans to Private Sector (BDT Billion) 10749.98 10174 10652 10983 11146 10632
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 6.78 5.61 6.78 6.78 5.61 5.61

Trade Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Balance of Trade (BDT Billion) -106.10 -80 -90 -40 -160 -110
Current Account (USD Million) 3534.00 -600 -750 -350 -550 -550
Current Account to GDP (%) -1.70 -2.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5
Imports (BDT Billion) 351.73 350 310 320 390 390
Exports (BDT Billion) 245.62 260 270 250 280 280
Remittances (USD Million) 2050.65 1776 1776 1776 1912 2094
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) 2650.00 2500 2500 2500 2500 2865
External Debt (USD Billion) 37.80 45 45 45 45 45

Government Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Government Debt to GDP (%) 29.30 35.1 35.1 35.1 35.1 36.5
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.50 -7 -7 -7 -7 -7.5
Government Budget Value (BDT Billion) -157270.00 -210000 -210000 -210000 -210000 -210000
Government Spending (BDT Billion) 1745.09 1622 1670 1670 1773 1824
Government Revenues (BDT Billion) 350795.00 352000 352000 352000 352000 390000
Fiscal Expenditure (BDT Billion) 442540.00 586781 586781 586781 586781 602547
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 3822.00 3700 3700 3700 3700 3700

Taxes Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
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 2022
Manufacturing Production (%) 6.50 1.5 8.5 4.5 4.5 5.5
Mining Production (%) 15.70 1.5 3.5 2.2 1.5 2
Electricity Production (Gigawatt-hour) 7248.00 5000 5500 5900 6000 7000

Consumer Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Consumer Spending (BDT Billion) 20886.72 19583 20162 20162 20967 21827
Disposable Personal Income (BDT THO) 65339.96 66320 68280 68280 80119 69304
Personal Savings (BDT Billion) 6067.90 5800 5800 5800 5800 6500
Private Sector Credit (BDT Billion) 10919.40 11530 11790 12100 12324 13382
Consumer Credit (BDT Billion) 13446.89 12592 12859 13613 13247 13159


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