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Innovative MSE Financing Products and Delivery Channels in Bangladesh
Innovative MSE Financing Products and Delivery Channels in Bangladesh

Primary objective of the study was to understand the regulatory barriers in launching, operationalizing, pilot-testing and up-scaling of innovative financing products. This study focused on providing practical and effective policy options to the regulators for mitigating challenges, hindering the up-scaling of innovative financing products and delivery channels.

  • Published on: October 9, 2019
Asian Development Outlook (ADO)
Asian Development Outlook (ADO)

The ADO 2019 provides economic analysis and growth projections for 45 economies in Asia and the Pacific. Its theme chapter analyzes trends in disaster impacts and suggests policies to strengthen disaster resilience. Growth in developing Asia is projected to soften to 5.7% in 2019 and 5.6% in 2020. Excluding Asia’s high-income newly industrialized economies, growth […]

  • Published on: October 9, 2019
ADB Tracer Study: Bangladesh Computer and Software Engineering Tertiary Education
ADB Tracer Study: Bangladesh Computer and Software Engineering Tertiary Education

LightCastle Partners co-authored Asian Development Bank’s latest publication titled, “Bangladesh: Computer and Software Engineering Tertiary Education in 2018.” This tracer study, which aims to improve the labor market outcomes of tertiary graduates of computer science and engineering and/or institutes of information technology in Bangladesh, will help in the preparation of a new higher education project […]

  • Published on: October 7, 2019
Potential for Growth: Transforming Bangladesh’s Insurance Sector
Potential for Growth: Transforming Bangladesh’s Insurance Sector

The role of insurance in managing risks in an economy cannot be overstated. At a micro level, insurance safeguards households and companies from a myriad of risks. From a macro perspective, it reduces the financial burden on a government and creates a stable environment in which businesses can thrive and succeed. While Bangladesh has taken […]

  • Published on: July 24, 2019
Bangladesh Telecommunication Industry-A Comprehensive Review 2019
Bangladesh Telecommunication Industry-A Comprehensive Review 2019

The country’s march towards materializing its vision ‘Digital Bangladesh’ has brought impressive growth in the telecommunication and information technology sector. The country’s active mobile subscriber penetration reached to 93.4% from meagre 30.6% in 2008. Bangladesh is now the eighth-largest mobile market in the world in terms of unique subscribers and the sector now contributes almost […]

  • Published on: July 16, 2019
Bangladesh Power Sector Overview-2018
Bangladesh Power Sector Overview-2018

The country lacks in adequate supply of power to meet the aggregate demand from diverse sectors including household, industrials as well as agricultural sector. To meet the increasing demand for Power, the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) has undertaken pragmatic steps towards increasing the power supply in the short span of time by encouraging private sector […]

  • Published on: July 16, 2019
Bangladesh RMG & Textile Industry Review 2018-19
Bangladesh RMG & Textile Industry Review 2018-19

Textile sector in Bangladesh is comprised of two divisions. They are- Primary Textile Sector (PTS) and export oriented Ready Made Garments (RMG). Over last 35 years (from 1983-84 to 2017-18), CAGR of RMG export was 21.71% where CAGR of export was 11.50%. In the recent concluded financial year, contribution of RMG sector to the total […]

  • Published on: July 16, 2019
South Asia Economic Focus
South Asia Economic Focus

South Asia remained the fastest growing region in the world last year, but growth remained driven by domestic demand – and not exports – which resulted in another year of double-digit volume growth of imports. The value of imports was further pushed up by rising oil prices. The widening current account deficits became more difficult […]

  • Published on: May 5, 2019
Digitizing Merchant Payments in Bangladesh
Digitizing Merchant Payments in Bangladesh

Since mobile money was introduced in Bangladesh in 2010, there has been a rapid increase in the use of mobile financial services. Today, the mix of a large population without access to financial services, a limited financial infrastructure, and a relatively high penetration rate of mobile phones has ensured that mobile payments have the potential to reshape the way Bangladeshis do business.

  • Published on: April 24, 2019
World Bank Bangladesh Development Update
World Bank Bangladesh Development Update

This report provides an assessment of the state of the Bangladesh economy, outlook, risks, and the key reform challenges the economy is currently facing. The coverage includes developments in the real sector focusing on growth and its components; inflation; monetary and financial sector developments; external sector developments focusing on the balance of payments, foreign exchange […]

  • Published on: April 18, 2019
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