Globalization Impact on Bangladesh Economy

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Economy of Bangladesh
Economy of Bangladesh

Currency Fiscal year Trade organisations

Bangladesh Taka (BDT) 1 July - 30 June WTO, SAFTA, D8, WCO Statistics

GDP GDP growth GDP per capita GDP by sector Inflation (CPI)

$228.4 billion (2008 est.PPP) 6.5% (2008 est.) $ 1500 (2008 est.PPP) Agriculture (19%), industry (28.7%), services (53.7%) (2007 est.) 9.4% (2008 est.)

Population 38% (2009 est.) below poverty line Labour force Labour force by occupation Unemployment Main industries 70.86 million (2008 est.) Agriculture (65%), industry (25%), services (10%) (2005 est.) 2.4% (2008) jute manufacturing, cotton textiles, garments, tea processing, paper newsprint, sugar, light engineering, chemical, cement, fertilizer, food processing External
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Some of the same factors that had made East Bengal a prosperous region became disadvantages during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.[4] As life expectancy increased, the limitations of land and the annual floods increasingly became constraints on economic growth.[4] Preponderance on traditional agricultural methods became obstacles to
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