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Bangladesh’s per capita income $2,824

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 15 November, 2022 12:00 AM
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Bangladesh’s per capita income $2,824

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The per capita income of the people of Bangladesh has risen by 9 percent year on year to reach US$ 2,824 in 2021-22 fiscal year.

The per capita income was $2,591 in 2020-21 financial year, according to performance-related annual reports of the ministries and departments placed before the weekly cabinet meeting on Monday.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presided over the meeting held at her office.

Later, Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam briefed reporters on the decisions taken by the cabinet at the secretariat.

He said the stock of food grain in the country was 1.6 million tonnes in 2021-22 FY, an increase by about 11 percent year on year, according to the report.

Bangladesh fetched $21.03 billion in remittance in fiscal year 2021-22, registering a fall from 24.78 billion in the previous fiscal year.

However, export earnings increased to $52.08 billion during the period.