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Per capita income rises to $1610

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14 November, 2017 16:46 PM



Per capita income rises to $1610

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Country’s per capita income rises to $1,610, which was $1,466 in the last fiscal year, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) said on Tuesday.

Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal briefed reporters after a meeting of the National Economic Council held in the capital.

Earlier the per capita income rose to $1,602 while for fiscal year 2015-16, the GDP growth was 7.02 percent.

He said: "In 2016-17 fiscal year, country’s economic growth accelerated to 7.28 percent while provisional data put the GDP growth at 7.24 percent."


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