Bangladesh Direct Investment Abroad

1997 - 2021 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Bangladesh Direct Investment Abroad

  • Bangladesh Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 36.9 USD mn in Jun 2021, compared with a growth of 6.0 USD mn in the previous quarter.
  • Bangladesh Direct Investment Abroad: USD mn data is updated quarterly.
  • It is available from Sep 1997 to Jun 2021 and averaged 0.3 USD mn throughout the period.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 89.4 USD mn in Sep 2017 and a record low of -11.5 USD mn in Mar 2020.

CEIC converts quarterly Direct Investment Abroad into USD. Bangladesh Bank provides Direct Investment Abroad in local currency based on BPM6. Bangladesh Bank average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Direct Investment Abroad prior to Q3 2012 is based on BPM5.


Key information about Bangladesh Direct Investment Abroad

  • In the latest reports of Bangladesh, Current Account recorded a deficit of 2.6 USD bn in Feb 2022.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 1.1 USD bn in Dec 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 67.1 USD mn in Jun 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 329.8 USD bn in Jun 2020.

View Bangladesh's Direct Investment Abroad from Sep 1997 to Jun 2021 in the chart:

Bangladesh Direct Investment Abroad

What was Bangladesh's Direct Investment Abroad in Jun 2021?

Bangladesh Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 36.9 USD mn in Jun 2021, compared with a growth of 6.0 USD mn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
36.9 Jun 2021 6.0 Mar 2021 -11.5 Mar 2020 89.4 Sep 2017 USD mn quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021

Direct Investment Abroad by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 22.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2022
Algeria (USD mn) 15.5 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 340.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2021
Armenia (USD mn) 4.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Australia (USD mn) 80,233.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2022
Austria (USD mn) 6,109.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -36.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Bahrain (USD mn) 64.3 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Bangladesh (USD mn) 36.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
Belarus (USD mn) 1.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Belgium (USD mn) 2,781.2 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 21.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 10.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 15.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Brazil (USD mn) 1,882.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Brunei (USD mn) 504.0 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
Bulgaria (USD mn) 57.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - May 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) 29.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Canada (USD mn) 15,527.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1957 - Mar 2022
Chile (USD mn) -56.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2022
China (USD mn) 42,023.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Colombia (USD mn) 1,080.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Croatia (USD mn) -63.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) -5,500.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) 494.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 2,060.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
Egypt (USD mn) 94.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Estonia (USD mn) 157.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
European Union (USD mn) 26,859.2 May 2022 monthly Apr 1999 - May 2022
Finland (USD mn) 1,099.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2022
France (USD mn) 6,922.4 May 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2022
Georgia (USD mn) 120.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Germany (USD mn) 11,503.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 1971 - May 2022
Ghana (USD mn) 0.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Greece (USD mn) 37.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 48,180.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Hungary (USD mn) 1,576.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1992 - Mar 2022
Iceland (USD mn) -115.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
India (USD mn) 3,477.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 1,061.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Iran (USD mn) 156.0 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Ireland (USD mn) 10,333.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Israel (USD mn) 2,193.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Italy (USD mn) -260.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2022
Japan (USD mn) 8,372.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Jordan (USD mn) 5.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 371.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
Kenya (USD mn) 23.5 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
South Korea (USD mn) 5,469.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) 34.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) 2,366.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 2.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2021
Latvia (USD mn) 49.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) 7.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2021
Lithuania (USD mn) 138.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) -13,562.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 1,728.4 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (USD mn) 124.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Malawi (USD mn) 18.7 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) -2,164.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Malta (USD mn) -1,645.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) 2,113.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Mexico (USD mn) 5,615.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Moldova (USD mn) 16.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) 7.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Jun 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) 4.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Morocco (USD mn) 171.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) 15.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 18,694.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) 57.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) -46.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Norway (USD mn) -1,792.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Oman (USD mn) 535.8 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) 20.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Dec 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -5.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Panama (USD mn) 27.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
Peru (USD mn) 39.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Philippines (USD mn) 525.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2022
Poland (USD mn) -756.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2022
Portugal (USD mn) 662.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 741.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Romania (USD mn) 280.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Russia (USD mn) -14,055.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 1,532.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Serbia (USD mn) 43.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - May 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 11,302.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) 265.4 May 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) 9.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2022
South Africa (USD mn) 1,302.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1985 - Mar 2022
Spain (USD mn) 2,906.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Apr 2022
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 3.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Sudan (USD mn) 0.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Sweden (USD mn) 17,504.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1982 - Mar 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 7,252.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Taiwan (USD mn) 5,037.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
Thailand (USD mn) 7,093.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Turkey (USD mn) 221.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - May 2022
Ukraine (USD mn) 0.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Jun 2022
United Arab Emirates (USD mn) 22,545.9 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
United Kingdom (USD mn) 54,918.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1987 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.2 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 386.823 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 2008 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 2,886.461 May 2022 monthly Jul 1990 - May 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.9 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 19.2 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BDT bn) 7,011.275 2024 yearly 1980 - 2024
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BDT bn) 26,363.886 2027 yearly 2003 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (BDT bn) 6,849.828 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Government Overall Balance: Excluding Grants (BDT mn) 33,290.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 2008 - Mar 2022
Government Revenue & Foreign Grants (BDT mn) 380,830.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 2008 - Mar 2022
Government Debt: Domestic (DO): Net (BDT mn) 2,323,438.000 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2002 - Apr 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 5.722 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,982.0 May 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - May 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 3,899.6 May 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - May 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 38.9 May 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - May 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 8,882.448 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 143,598.178 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,890.969 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,881.6 May 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - May 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 42.4 May 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - May 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 122,422.756 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 546,470.381 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 786.827 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1973 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 155.329 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 48.623 Apr 2022 monthly Nov 1998 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,656.991 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2022
Import Price Index (2005-2006=100) 283.380 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Export Price Index (2005-2006=100) 240.500 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Imports: Petroleum Products (BDT mn) 114,784.000 May 2022 monthly Jul 1999 - May 2022
Imports: Yarn (BDT mn) 34,574.000 May 2022 monthly Jul 1999 - May 2022
Imports: Capital Machinery (BDT mn) 25,687.600 May 2022 monthly Jul 2005 - May 2022
Imports: Cotton (BDT mn) 29,371.000 May 2022 monthly Jul 1999 - May 2022
Imports: Textile and Articles Thereof (BDT mn) 46,600.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 1999 - Apr 2022
Terms of Trade Index (2005-2006=100) 87.110 2018 yearly 2007 - 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 36.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,784.7 May 2022 monthly Jul 1997 - May 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.9 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,202.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2003 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.3 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -67.073 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.1 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -58.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -9.115 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 90,794.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 19,166.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 3.4 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -14.803 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -68,668.009 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance (USD mn) -9,290.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -3,552.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Private Transfers (PT) (USD mn) 5,213.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) 3,896.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Services (USD mn) -1,066.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) -743.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,202.370 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Import F.O.B (USD mn) -22,553.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) -9.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account: Capital Transfers (USD mn) 28.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: Reserve Assets (RA) (USD mn) 1,306.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payment(BoP): USD: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) -5,644.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 2,486.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Official Transfers (USD mn) 3.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (PI) (USD mn) -20.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: FDI: of which net inflow (USD mn) 807.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Export F.O.B (USD mn) 13,263.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) -752.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 28.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: Net Errors & Omissions (USD mn) -125.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
IIP: Liabilities (BDT mn) 10,584,852.165 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (BDT mn) -5,919,182.337 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
IIP: Assets (BDT mn) 4,665,669.828 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Outstanding External Debt as Percentage of GDP (%) 11.880 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 8.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 44,366.438 May 2022 monthly Jun 1986 - May 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 182,784.633 Jun 2022 monthly Jun 1986 - Jun 2022
M2 Growth (%) 9.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jun 1987 - Jun 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Jul 2022 monthly Oct 1999 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 38,061.3 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1972 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.000 Jul 2022 monthly Oct 1999 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.6 May 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - May 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 819.773 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 173,367.427 May 2022 monthly Dec 1986 - May 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 8.7 May 2022 monthly Dec 1987 - May 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 178,892.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 16.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1988 - Jun 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 189,194.382 May 2022 monthly Jun 1991 - May 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 13.13 May 2022 monthly Jun 1992 - May 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 33.51 2021 yearly 1974 - 2021

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