BBS records country’s highest 7.86pc GDP growth

MNA Business Desk: The country has posted the highest-ever gross domestic product (GDP) growth at 7.86 per cent in 2017-18 financial year, according to Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).

This growth, estimated by the national body to collect statistics, has surpassing the projected growth at 7.65 per cent for the year that ended on 30 June.

Accordingly, per capita income rose to US$1,751 in 2017-18 from US$1,610 in the previous fiscal, reported news agency.

The final figure of economic growth was placed at the meeting of the executive committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) held in the NEC conference room in Sher-e-Bangla Nagar with ECNEC chairperson and prime minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair on Tuesday.


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