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Trade Responses to Covid-19 Food Security Concerns in Bangladesh (English)

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) health crisis can lead to a food security crisis in Bangladesh if proper measures are not put in place. Trade policies can be an essential instrument in the management of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) related food security issues. ... See More +

Working Paper 148393 APR 15, 2020

Dihel,Nora Carina; Rizwan,Nadeem Disclosed

Strengthening Cross-Border Value Chains : Opportunities for India and Bangladesh (English)

Spices are plants and trees that are rich in essential oils and aromatic principles and mainly used as condiments. Some specialized industries focus on extracting the active ingredients from the spice, such as curcumin from turmeric, capsaicin from chili, oleoresins from ginger, or oils, among others, which are then applied in industrial uses or packaged as dietary or herbal supplements. ... See More +

Report 146723 JAN 01, 2020

Gitau,Ciliaka Millicent Wanjiru; Rizwan,Nadeem; Duch Navarro,Emiliano; Khanna,Aman; Mathur,Priya-000196531; Manghnani,Ruchita; Kathuria,Sanjay Disclosed

Bangladesh - Development update (English)

Progress on reducing extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity through human development and employment generation has continued. This needs to be further consolidated in the near-term by sustaining Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and remittances growth recovery, creating jobs, containing inflation, and making progress on improving the quality of service delivery in health and education. ... See More +

Working Paper 91502 OCT 01, 2014

Hussain, Zahid; Rizwan, Nadeem Disclosed

Bangladesh development update (English)

Bangladesh moved closer to achieving the sixth five year plan target of reducing extreme poverty to 22.5 percent by 2015 as it sustained healthy gross domestic product (GDP) growth and moderate single digit inflation in FY2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 86629 APR 01, 2014

Hussain, Zahid; Rizwan,Nadeem; Sanjana,Adiba Disclosed

Bangladesh development update (English)

Economic performance has remained resilient to global headwinds and disruptive politics in Bangladesh in FY13. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth decelerated for the second year in a row to 6 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper 81347 OCT 01, 2013

Hussain, Zahid; Rizwan, Nadeem Disclosed

Bangladesh development update (English)

Weak exports and investments resulting from the impact of the euro-area crisis, domestic supply constraints, and intensified strikes and unrests underpin the growth slowdown. ... See More +

Working Paper 76457 APR 01, 2013

Hussain, Zahid; Zaidi, Salman; Rizwan, Nadeem; Sanjana, Adiba Disclosed

Bangladesh economic update (English)

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth has moderated from 6.7 percent in FY11 to 6.3 percent in FY12 due to unfavorable external economics and internal supply constraints. ... See More +

Working Paper 70947 MAY 31, 2012

Hussain, Zahid; Zaman, Sanjana; Rizwan, Nadeem; Basher, Abul Disclosed

Bangladesh economic update (English)

Real gross domestic product (GDP) grew at 6.7 percent in FY11, continuing the upward trend in growth after declining during FY06-09. This strong performance can be repeated in FY12 if exports continue to grow and if garment exports benefit from the agreement reached during the recent India-Bangladesh Summit, remittances continue to recover, and if investment is boosted by improved infrastructure services particularly power. ... See More +

Working Paper 70949 SEP 01, 2011

Hussain, Zahid; Moorty, Lalita; Basher, Md. Abul; Zaman, Sanjana; Rizwan, Nadeem Disclosed