The investment ratio to GDP in the outgoing fiscal year (FY15) slightly rose to 28.97 percent compared to the previous fiscal year with the share of public investment increasing to 6.90 percent while that of private investment increasing to 22.07 percent, reports UNB.
The Bangladesh Economic Survey, 2015 revealed this quoting the provisional figures of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).
The Economic Survey, 2015 data showed that investment ratio to GDP was 28.58 percent in the 2013-14 fiscal year due to the development in investment situation.
The private sector investment ratio to GDP was then 22.03 percent while government investment ratio to GDP was 6.55 percent.
The investment ratio to GDP in the 2012-13 fiscal was 28.39 percent, including 21.75 percent private investment and 6.64 percent government investment.
The Economic Survey figures revealed that the domestic savings ratio to GDP in FY15 increased to 22.30 percent compared to 22.09 percent in the previous fiscal year FY14.
The gross national savings ratio to GDP, however, decreased to 29.01 percent in FY15 compared to 29.23 percent recorded in the previous fiscal FY14 due to low growth in remittance inflow.
The investment ratio to GDP has been hovering over 26 percent in the last couple of years. It was 26.19 percent in the 2007-08, 26.19 percent in 2008-09, 26.23 percent in the 2009-10, 27.39 percent in the 2010-11, 28.26 percent in 2011-12.
The domestic savings ratio to GDP also floated over 20 percent for the previous couple of fiscal years. It was 20.39 percent in 2008-09, 20.86 percent in 2009-10, 20.70 percent in 2010-11, 21.22 percent in 2011-12 and 22.04 percent in 2012-13.