Bangladesh Ranks 99th in Global Competitiveness Index

Bangladesh has been ranked 99th out of 137 countries in the latest Global Competitiveness Index published by the World Economic Forum. The country’s overall score was 3.9 (in a scale of 7), up from 3.8 last year when it was ranked 106th among 138 countries. The...

BoP Hits Deficit for First Time in 16yrs

Bangladesh’s balance of payments entered the negative territory for the first time in 16 years in July on the back of a wide mismatch in trade. The overall balance was $179 million in the deficit in the first month of fiscal 2017-18 against $480 million in the...