Economy of Bangladesh

Imports
Imports commoditiesmachinery and equipment, chemicals, iron and steel, textiles, foodstuffs, petroleum products, cement
Import partnersChina 17.8%, India 13.8%, Malaysia 5%, Singapore 4.6%, South Korea 4.4% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiesgarments, knitwear, agricultural products, frozen food (fish and seafood), jute and jute goods, leather
Export partnersUS 16.6%, Germany 13.4%, UK 8.6%, France 5.2% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productsrice, jute, tea, wheat, sugarcane, potatoes, tobacco, pulses, oilseeds, spices, fruit; beef, milk, poultry
Industrial productsjute, cotton, garments, paper, leather, fertilizer, iron and steel, cement, petroleum products, tobacco, drugs and pharmaceuticals, ceramics, tea, salt, sugar, edible oils, soap and detergent, fabricated metal products, electricity and natural gas
Economy
Unemployment4.50 % (2012)5.00 % (2011)5.10 % (2010)
Unemployment of Bangladesh
GDP - Official Exchange Rate140 Billion $ (2013)121 Billion $ (2012)112 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Bangladesh
GDP growth rate5.80 % (2013)6.10 % (2012)6.50 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Bangladesh
GDP per Capita (PPP)2,100 $ (2013)2,000 $ (2012)1,900 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Bangladesh
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity325 Billion $ (2013)303 Billion $ (2012)288 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Bangladesh
GDP PPP per land area2.25 Million $ per square kilometer (2013)2.10 Million $ per square kilometer (2012)2.00 Million $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Bangladesh
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate5.00 % (2010)5.00 % (2010)5.00 % (2009)
Central bank discount rate of Bangladesh
Commercial bank prime lending rate13.0 % (2013)13.0 % (2012)13.3 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Bangladesh
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP17.2 % (2013)17.7 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP28.9 % (2013)28.5 % (2012)
Services % of GDP53.9 % (2013)53.9 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals303 Thousand (2010)267 Thousand (2009)467 Thousand (2008)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Bangladesh
International tourism, number of departures2.25 Million (2009)875 Thousand (2008)2.33 Million (2007)
International tourism, number of departures of Bangladesh
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio0.20 % (2010)0.18 % (2009)0.32 % (2008)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Bangladesh
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)30.9 % of GDP (2013)32.2 % of GDP (2012)33.9 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of Bangladesh
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)2.22 % of GDP (2012)-0.15 % of GDP (2011)2.10 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of Bangladesh
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI)20.6 % of GNI (2012)22.4 % of GNI (2011)23.5 % of GNI (2010)
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI) of Bangladesh
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt)6.38 % of total external debt (2012)13.6 % of total external debt (2011)11.5 % of total external debt (2010)
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt) of Bangladesh
Current Account Balance (Total)3.54 Billion $ (2013)1.75 Billion $ (2012)244 Million $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Bangladesh
External Debt (Total)30.7 Billion $ (2013)29.5 Billion $ (2012)33.8 Billion $ (2011)
External Debt (Total) of Bangladesh
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)21.9 % of GDP (2013)24.3 % of GDP (2012)30.2 % of GDP (2011)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Bangladesh
External Debt per Capita188 $ (2013)183 $ (2012)213 $ (2011)
External Debt per Capita of Bangladesh