Public Debt in Bangladesh

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Bangladesh - Public Debt

The economy expanded at a robust pace in FY 2021 (July 2020–June 2021) according to recent data. Growth was led by household and government spending, while fixed investment expanded at a more moderate pace. In particular, household spending was likely supported by high remittances. In contrast, exports and imports both contracted, with exports held back by the pandemic abroad. Turning to FY 2022, conditions deteriorated at the outset of the period. A surge in Covid-19 cases led to the reimposition of a tough lockdown from 1 July, while remittances fell year-on-year in July. Although the lockdown was eased from mid-August, Covid-19 cases are still elevated and the vaccination rate extremely low, raising the specter of a further snap-back of restrictions ahead.

Bangladesh - Public Debt Data

2015   2016   2017   2018   2019  
Public Debt (% of GDP)33.7  33.3  33.4  34.6  35.7  

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Bangladesh Public Debt Chart

Bangladesh Public Debt
Note: Public debt as % of GDP.
Source: IMF

Bangladesh Facts

Value Change Date
Exchange Rate84.890.14 %Jan 01

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