Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Currency 84.79 85.03 85.26 85.5 85.74 86.21
Stock Market (points) 4001.81 3911 3824 3740 3657 3491

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 8.20 1.5 1.5 8.5 8.5 8.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.20 4.4 4.4 4.6 4.5 4.6
Inflation Rate (%) 5.35 1.55 2 2 5.5 6
Interest Rate (%) 6.00 6 6 6 6 6
Balance of Trade (BDT Billion) -127.00 -90 -80 -90 -40 -110
Current Account (USD Million) -582.00 -1050 -850 -320 -150 -550
Current Account to GDP (%) -1.80 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -1.5 -1.5
Government Debt to GDP (%) 27.90 30.3 30.3 34.1 34.1 34.1
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.80 -7.5 -7.5 -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 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 8.20 1.5 1.5 8.5 8.5 8.5
GDP (USD Billion) 302.57 275 275 310 310 310
GDP Constant Prices (BDT Billion) 11055.14 10378 11221 11995 11995 12175
Gross National Product (BDT Billion) 11550.46 10851 11724 12532 12532 12720
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BDT Million) 8005.33 7150 8125 8686 8686 8816
GDP per capita (USD) 1287.80 1250 1250 1280 1280 1280
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 3879.20 3715 3715 3969 3969 4075
GDP From Agriculture (BDT Million) 10739.10 10900 10900 11652 11652 11827
GDP From Construction (BDT Million) 8068.14 8189 8189 8754 8754 8885
GDP From Manufacturing (BDT Million) 25730.30 26116 26116 27917 27917 28336
GDP From Mining (BDT Million) 1876.60 1905 1905 2036 2036 2067
GDP From Public Administration (BDT Million) 3881.40 3940 3940 4211 4211 4274
GDP From Services (BDT Million) 147461.80 149674 149674 159996 159996 162396
GDP From Transport (BDT Million) 11671.90 11847 11847 12664 12664 12854
GDP From Utilities (BDT Million) 166844.00 169347 169347 181026 181026 183741

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.20 4.4 4.4 4.6 4.5 4.6
Wages (BDT/Month) 13258.00 14200 15100 15100 15100 15100
Population (Million) 165.20 168 168 169 169 169
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 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 5.35 1.55 2 2 5.5 6
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 273.53 276 278 282 289 295
GDP Deflator (points) 229.41 223 234 234 242 248
Export Prices (points) 225.99 237 237 237 237 237
Import Prices (points) 259.43 246 246 246 246 246
Inflation Rate Mom (%) -1.75 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Food Inflation (%) 5.10 4.2 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8
CPI Transportation (points) 252.04 251 253 255 266 268

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Interest Rate (%) 6.00 6 6 6 6 6
Interbank Rate (%) 4.97 4.97 4.97 4.97 4.97 4.97
Money Supply M2 (BDT Billion) 13106.69 12700 13500 13500 13500 13500
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 33225.90 33000 33500 33500 33500 33500
Loans to Private Sector (BDT Billion) 10193.64 9808 10174 10944 10944 11039
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 6.78 6.78 6.78 6.78 6.78 6.78

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Balance of Trade (BDT Billion) -127.00 -90 -80 -90 -40 -110
Current Account (USD Million) -582.00 -1050 -850 -320 -150 -550
Current Account to GDP (%) -1.80 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -1.5 -1.5
Imports (BDT Billion) 350.10 290 330 350 310 390
Exports (BDT Billion) 223.12 200 250 260 270 280
Remittances (USD Million) 1452.20 1686 1731 1776 1776 1912
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) 2650.00 2315 2315 2865 2865 2865
External Debt (USD Billion) 37.80 40 40 45 45 45

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 27.90 30.3 30.3 34.1 34.1 34.1
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.80 -7.5 -7.5 -7 -7 -7
Government Budget Value (BDT Billion) -157270.00 -198000 -198000 -210000 -210000 -210000
Government Spending (BDT Billion) 1597.68 1468 1622 1733 1733 1759
Government Revenues (BDT Billion) 350795.00 390151 390151 410000 410000 410000
Fiscal Expenditure (BDT Billion) 442540.00 523190 523190 586781 586781 586781
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 3822.00 4020 4020 4020 4020 4020

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 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 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Manufacturing Production (%) 14.30 8 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
Mining Production (%) 6.10 2.5 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Electricity Production (Gigawatt-hour) 5705.00 7914 8144 8375 8375 9066

Consumer Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Consumer Spending (BDT Billion) 19293.84 17356 19583 20934 20934 21248
Disposable Personal Income (BDT THO) 65339.96 66320 66320 70894 70894 71957
Personal Savings (BDT Billion) 5138.92 6900 6900 6900 6900 6900
Private Sector Credit (BDT Billion) 10290.90 11001 11266 11530 11530 12324
Consumer Credit (BDT Billion) 12304.86 12010 12592 13575 13575 13662


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