Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Currency 84.30 85.1 85.39 85.69 86 86.6
Stock Market (points) 6404.10 6149 5993 5839 5691 5404

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 5.20 4.5 4.5 5 5 5
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.30 6 6 5.4 5.4 5.4
Inflation Rate (%) 5.64 4.9 5.5 5.1 5.1 5
Interest Rate (%) 4.75 4.75 4.75 5 5 5.5
Balance of Trade (BDT Billion) -183.40 -80 -160 -160 -160 -110
Current Account (USD Million) -3977.00 -350 -550 -550 -550 -550
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -1.50 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 31.70 35.1 35.1 35.1 35.1 36.5
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.35 -7 -7 -7 -7 -7.5
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 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 5.20 4.5 4.5 5 5 5
GDP (USD Billion) 324.24 310 310 310 310 340
GDP Constant Prices (BDT Billion) 11637.40 11553 12537 12161 12219 12769
Gross National Product (BDT Billion) 12195.25 12070 13109 12744 12805 13381
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BDT Million) 8879.88 8366 8637 9279 9324 9743
GDP per capita (USD) 1305.26 1280 1280 1280 1280 1310
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 4818.10 4680 4680 4680 4680 4700
GDP From Agriculture (BDT Million) 11023.20 11519 12837 11519 11574 12095
GDP From Construction (BDT Million) 8849.20 9247 9024 9247 9292 9710
GDP From Manufacturing (BDT Million) 27106.70 28327 27500 28327 28462 29743
GDP From Mining (BDT Million) 1931.10 2018 2143 2018 2028 2119
GDP From Public Administration (BDT Million) 4113.10 4298 4471 4298 4319 4513
GDP From Services (BDT Million) 155496.00 162493 167882 162493 163271 170618
GDP From Transport (BDT Million) 12430.00 12989 13391 12989 13052 13639
GDP From Utilities (BDT Million) 175530.00 183429 185019 183429 184307 192600

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.30 6 6 5.4 5.4 5.4
Wages (BDT/Month) 13258.00 15100 15100 15100 15100 15100
Population (Million) 165.00 169 169 169 169 171
Minimum Wages (BDT/Month) 8100.00 8000 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 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 5.64 4.9 5.5 5.1 5.1 5
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 291.70 302 303 307 307 318
GDP Deflator (points) 240.29 241 254 253 253 266
Export Prices (points) 237.28 251 251 251 251 269
Import Prices (points) 277.03 299 299 299 299 308
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 1.31 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
Food Inflation (%) 5.50 4.1 4.5 4.3 4.3 4
CPI Transportation (points) 297.31 276 281 289 312 295

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Interest Rate (%) 4.75 4.75 4.75 5 5 5.5
Interbank Rate (%) 2.25 1.82 4.36 1.82 2.07 2.57
Money Supply M2 (BDT Billion) 15004.42 15370 15723 15723 15723 17135
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 46391.40 42559 43886 43886 43886 49194
Loans to Private Sector (BDT Billion) 11164.06 10983 11146 11450 11676 12022
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 6.07 6.07 6.07 6.32 6.32 6.32

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Balance of Trade (BDT Billion) -183.40 -80 -160 -160 -160 -110
Current Account (USD Million) -3977.00 -350 -550 -550 -550 -550
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -1.50 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5
Imports (BDT Billion) 420.71 320 390 390 390 390
Exports (BDT Billion) 237.29 250 280 280 280 280
Remittances (USD Million) 1940.81 1776 1912 1912 1912 2094
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) 1510.00 2500 2500 2500 2500 2865
External Debt (USD Billion) 44.20 45 45 45 45 45

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 31.70 35.1 35.1 35.1 35.1 36.5
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.35 -7 -7 -7 -7 -7.5
Government Budget Value (BDT Billion) -150054.00 -210000 -210000 -210000 -210000 -210000
Government Spending (BDT Billion) 1745.09 1670 1773 1824 1832 1915
Government Revenues (BDT Billion) 351523.00 352000 352000 352000 352000 390000
Fiscal Expenditure (BDT Billion) 523190.00 586781 586781 586781 586781 602547
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 4335.00 3700 3700 3700 3700 3700

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
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 2022
Manufacturing Production (%) 25.20 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 5.5
Mining Production (%) -6.30 2.2 1.5 1.5 1.5 2
Electricity Production (Gigawatt-hour) 6976.00 5900 6000 6000 6000 7000

Consumer Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Consumer Spending (BDT Billion) 20886.72 20162 20967 21827 21931 22918
Disposable Personal Income (BDT THO) 65339.96 68280 68280 68607 68607 71694
Personal Savings (BDT Billion) 7077.06 5800 5800 5800 5800 6500
Private Sector Credit (BDT Billion) 11408.79 12100 12324 12324 12324 13382
Consumer Credit (BDT Billion) 13822.32 13613 13247 14249 14393 14962


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