Bangladesh tops GDP growth globally

Special Correspondent

3 September, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh attained the world’s highest GDP growth rate over the last 10 years since 2009, according to a recently released Spectator Index.

Bangladesh has topped the growth in Gross Domestic Product in the last 10 years since 2009, according to a recently released Spectator Index.

This was discussed at the Cabinet meeting held at the Bangladesh Secretariat on Monday with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

Briefing reporters after the meeting, cabinet secretary Shafiul Alam said Bangladesh’s GDP grew by 188 per cent during the decade.

“We have secured the number one position in the world in achieving gross domestic product growth in the last 10 years since 2009 on the basis of the current price method,” he said.

Quoting the index, released on August 29 last, he said, the GDP growth of China is 177 per cent, while India 117 per cent, Indonesia 90, Malaysia 78 per cent, Australia 41 per cent and Brazil by 17 per cent during the period.


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