Bangladesh Foreign Direct Investment

2003 - 2022 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Bangladesh Foreign Direct Investment

  • Bangladesh Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 1.2 USD bn in Mar 2022, compared with an increase of 1.4 USD bn in the previous quarter.
  • Bangladesh Foreign Direct Investment: USD mn net flows data is updated quarterly, available from Sep 2003 to Mar 2022.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 1.6 USD bn in Dec 2018 and a record low of -119.0 USD mn in Dec 2005.

CEIC extends history for quarterly Foreign Direct Investment. Bangladesh Bank provides Foreign Direct Investment in USD based on BPM6. Foreign Direct Investment prior to Q3 2011 is based on BPM5.


Related information about Bangladesh Foreign Direct Investment

  • In the latest reports of Bangladesh, Current Account recorded a deficit of 1.2 USD bn in Jun 2022.
  • Bangladesh Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 36.9 USD mn in Jun 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 67.1 USD mn in Jun 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 460.7 USD bn in Jun 2022.

View Bangladesh's Foreign Direct Investment from Sep 2003 to Mar 2022 in the chart:

Bangladesh Foreign Direct Investment

What was Bangladesh's Foreign Direct Investment in Mar 2022?

Bangladesh Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 1.2 USD bn in Mar 2022, compared with an increase of 1.4 USD bn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1,202.4 Mar 2022 1,422.2 Dec 2021 -119.0 Dec 2005 1,609.0 Dec 2018 USD mn quarterly Sep 2003 - Mar 2022

Foreign Direct Investment by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 358.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Algeria (USD mn) 90.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Argentina (USD mn) 3,563.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Armenia (USD mn) 364.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Australia (USD mn) 3,367.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2022
Austria (USD mn) 2,987.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -2,996.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) 1,759.2 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Bangladesh (USD mn) 1,202.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2003 - Mar 2022
Belarus (USD mn) 1,884.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Belgium (USD mn) 13,240.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) 167.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 110.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 18.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Brazil (USD mn) 4,483.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2022
Brunei (USD mn) -315.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) 158.3 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Jul 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) 795.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Canada (USD mn) 19,470.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1957 - Jun 2022
Chile (USD mn) 2,143.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
China (USD mn) 47,700.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2022
Colombia (USD mn) 4,773.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Croatia (USD mn) 906.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) -4,159.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) 1,590.5 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Jun 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 2,160.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2022
Ecuador (USD mn) 138.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Egypt (USD mn) 4,083.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Estonia (USD mn) 314.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Jul 2022
European Union (USD mn) -18,161.0 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 1999 - Jun 2022
Finland (USD mn) 322.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jun 2022
France (USD mn) 4,039.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2022
Georgia (USD mn) 571.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
Germany (USD mn) 8,188.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1971 - Jun 2022
Ghana (USD mn) 346.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Greece (USD mn) 846.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 35,166.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Hungary (USD mn) -656.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
Iceland (USD mn) 568.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2022
India (USD mn) 17,253.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1990 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 4,289.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2022
Iran (USD mn) 1,224.0 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Ireland (USD mn) -36,137.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2022
Israel (USD mn) 7,213.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1972 - Jun 2022
Italy (USD mn) -2,009.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 712.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Japan (USD mn) 2,294.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
Jordan (USD mn) 376.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 2,383.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
Kenya (USD mn) 524.1 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
South Korea (USD mn) 2,263.2 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Jul 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) 208.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) -65.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -18.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Laos (USD mn) 132.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Latvia (USD mn) 135.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) 278.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2021
Lithuania (USD mn) 15.4 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) -29,435.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -1,721.0 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) 42.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Malawi (USD mn) 46.3 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 4,513.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Malta (USD mn) 1,047.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) 2,458.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Mexico (USD mn) 6,433.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Moldova (USD mn) 194.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) 138.3 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Aug 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) 214.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Morocco (USD mn) 1,226.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) 443.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Myanmar (USD mn) 409.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
Nepal (USD mn) 16.5 Jul 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jul 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 6,338.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) 1,658.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) -182.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Norway (USD mn) 10,331.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Oman (USD mn) 2,860.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) 110.7 Aug 2022 monthly Jul 1997 - Aug 2022
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 101.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Panama (USD mn) 716.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (USD mn) 172.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Peru (USD mn) 1,746.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Philippines (USD mn) 470.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
Poland (USD mn) 2,482.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Portugal (USD mn) 1,164.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Qatar (USD mn) -1,229.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Romania (USD mn) 1,024.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2022
Russia (USD mn) -17,074.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 1,965.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Serbia (USD mn) 226.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jun 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 24,269.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) 474.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) 241.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2022
South Africa (USD mn) 1,787.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1985 - Mar 2022
Spain (USD mn) -764.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 189.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Sudan (USD mn) 141.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1996 - Jun 2022
Sweden (USD mn) 17,564.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Jun 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 14,224.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - 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) -1,698.133 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2008 - Apr 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 5,298.736 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1990 - Jun 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 Revenue & Foreign Grants (BDT mn) 339,000.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2008 - Apr 2022
Government Overall Balance: Excluding Grants (BDT mn) -147,040.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2008 - Apr 2022
Government Debt: Domestic (DO): Net (BDT mn) 2,665,224.000 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2002 - Jun 2022
BD: Expenditure (BDT mn) 2,583,378.700 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 5.722 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -3,134.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,572.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 41.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - Jun 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 (%) 37.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - Jun 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) 907.698 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1973 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 335.863 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jun 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 49.608 Jun 2022 monthly Nov 1998 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 2,059.224 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jun 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
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) -1,246.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1997 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.8 2022 yearly 1998 - 2022
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) 93,233.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
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: 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
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
Balance of Payment(BoP): USD: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) -5,892.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
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: 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
IIP: Assets (BDT mn) 4,665,669.828 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - 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
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) 45,575.677 Jun 2022 monthly Jun 1986 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 180,351.658 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 1986 - Jul 2022
M2 Growth (%) 8.2 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 1987 - Jul 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Aug 2022 monthly Oct 1999 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 35,271.9 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1972 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.000 Aug 2022 monthly Oct 1999 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Jul 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 780.657 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Aug 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 169,073.900 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1986 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.2 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1987 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 176,606.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - Jul 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 15.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1988 - Jul 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 184,024.280 Jun 2022 monthly Jun 1991 - Jun 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 12.94 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 1992 - Jul 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 33.51 2021 yearly 1974 - 2021

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