LPG use jumps four-fold in three years

Consumption of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in the country has witnessed a stunning four-fold growth over the past three years, as more and more households, commercial entities and vehicles are opting for it. Around 1.0 million tonnes of LPG are likely to be consumed in the current calendar year 2018, up from around 250,000 tonnes in 2015, deputy secretary of the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Akramuzzamn told the FE on Saturday.

The Global Competitiveness Report

Since 2004, The Global Competitiveness Report report ranks the world’s nations according to the Global Competitiveness Index. The report states that it is based on the latest theoretical and empirical research. It is made up of over 110 variables, of which two thirds come from the Executive Opinion Survey, and one third comes from publicly […]
  • Published by: World Economic Forum
  • Author: Klaus Schwab
  • Published on: October 18, 2018

Economic Impact: Bangladesh Mobile Industry

In this report, the GSMA revealed the positive impact of mobile on the Bangladeshi economy and the potential for even further growth and innovation. According to GSMA Intelligence, mobile technologies and services generated 6.2 per cent of the country’s GDP in 2015, a contribution that amounted to around US$13 billion of economic value. In the […]
  • Published by: GSM Association
  • Published on: January 18, 2017

GAIN Annual Report on Bangladesh

This report contains assessments of commodity and trade issues in Bangladesh.
  • Published by: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Author: Tanvir M. B. Hossain
  • Published on: April 3, 2018

Economic Update: July 2018

Bangladesh economy has arrived at the cusp of achieving the middle-income status with a number of indicators matching the graduation requirements. This has been possible due to steady macroeconomic performance led by an impressive growth trajectory. Good performance is reflected in the form of steady sovereign ratings (Moody’s, S&P and Fitch) and growing forex reserves […]


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Frontier no more: An overview of the Bangladeshi power market and opportunities for investment

Based on work first presented to widespread acclaim at the 2017 Asia Power Week in Bangkok, Thailand, this new white paper explores how reforms to Bangladesh’s power sector could unlock the country’s ‘remarkable renewable energy potential.
  • Published by: Ricardo
  • Author: Mate Antosik; Nick Ash; Mohammad Arbaaz Nayeem; Nazmul Haque
  • Published on: November 27, 2017

Pharmaceuticals Industry of Bangladesh

Pharmaceuticals industry, the next multi-billion dollar opportunity for Bangladesh, has grown significantly at a CAGR of 15.6% in the last five years. The key growth drivers are – growing GNI per Capita, population growth, changing disease profile, lifestyle change and rapid urbanization. These factors will continue to grow pharmaceutical industry in short to mid term […]
  • Published by: EBL Securities
  • Author: Md. Abdullah Al Faisal, M. Shahryar Faiz, Md. Asrarul Haque
  • Published on: April 1, 2018

Bangladesh Steel Industry Review

Bangladesh is one of Asia’s buoyant emerging steel markets and has a growing need for raw materials and steelmaking technologies. The movement towards a progressive national economy strongly depends on how the construction materials especially steel related industries have evolved and such products are readily available. Steel is a basic raw material for infrastructural development […]
  • Published by: EBL Securities
  • Author: Mohammad Asrarul Haque, Arif Abdullah
  • Published on: December 26, 2019
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