Bangladesh Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

1998 - 2020 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Bangladesh Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) registered a growth equal to 0.4 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Jun 2020, compared with a growth equal to 0.9 % in the previous year. Bangladesh Foreign Direct Investment: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Jun 1998 to Jun 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 1.3 % in Jun 2005 and a record low 0.1 % in Jun 2002. CEIC calculates Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Foreign Direct Investment and annual Nominal GDP. Bangladesh Bank provides Foreign Direct Investment in local currency based on BPM6. The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency, at 2005-2006 prices. Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP prior to 2013 is calculated from Foreign Direct Investment based on BPM5 and Nominal GDP based on SNA 1993, at 1995-1996 prices. Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP is in annual frequency, ending in June of each year.

In the latest reports of Bangladesh, Current Account recorded a deficit of 1.1 USD bn in May 2021. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 996.0 USD mn in Mar 2021. Bangladesh Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 6.1 USD mn in Jun 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 7.2 USD mn in Jun 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 329.8 USD bn in Jun 2020.

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Bangladesh Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
0.4 2020 0.9 2019 0.1 2002 1.3 2005 % yearly 1998 - 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 7.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Algeria (%) 0.7 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (%) 2.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Armenia (%) 3.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2021
Australia (%) 0.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2021
Austria (%) 0.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1970 - Mar 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 1.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
Bahrain (%) -6.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Belarus (%) 9.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2021
Belgium (%) 11.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Bolivia (%) -1.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 3.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Botswana (%) 0.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Brazil (%) 1.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Brunei (%) -10.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (%) 3.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Cambodia (%) 14.3 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Canada (%) 2.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1961 - Jun 2021
Chile (%) 6.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2021
China (%) 1.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Colombia (%) 2.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Croatia (%) 5.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Cyprus (%) 30.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Czech Republic (%) 3.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Denmark (%) 6.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Ecuador (%) 1.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Egypt (%) 1.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Mar 2021
Estonia (%) 40.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
European Union (%) 1.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Finland (%) -0.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
France (%) 0.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2021
Georgia (%) 3.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2021
Germany (%) 1.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Jun 2021
Ghana (%) 5.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Greece (%) 3.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 34.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Hungary (%) 17.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Iceland (%) -1.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
India (%) 0.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2021
Indonesia (%) 1.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Iran (%) 0.1 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Ireland (%) 6.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Israel (%) 4.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Italy (%) 1.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1988 - Jun 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 1.7 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Japan (%) 0.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Jordan (%) 0.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 1.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2021
Kenya (%) 1.4 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
South Korea (%) 1.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Kosovo (%) 7.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 0.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 1.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Laos (%) 5.1 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Latvia (%) 5.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Lebanon (%) 3.8 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 2.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Luxembourg (%) -34.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) -30.4 2020 yearly 1982 - 2020
North Macedonia (%) 7.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Malawi (%) 1.0 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 2.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Malta (%) 22.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Mauritius (%) 78.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Mexico (%) 1.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Moldova (%) 2.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Mongolia (%) 11.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Montenegro (%) 10.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Morocco (%) 1.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (%) 14.3 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Nepal (%) 0.5 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Netherlands (%) 9.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
New Zealand (%) 2.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2021
Nigeria (%) 2.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Norway (%) 5.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Oman (%) 4.0 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 0.6 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) -1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) 3.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Paraguay (%) 3.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Peru (%) 0.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2021
Philippines (%) 1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Poland (%) 0.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Portugal (%) 3.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Qatar (%) 0.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
Romania (%) 2.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Russia (%) 1.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 1.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Serbia (%) 5.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Jun 2021
Singapore (%) 24.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (%) 2.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Slovenia (%) 4.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
South Africa (%) 0.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1985 - Mar 2021
Spain (%) 5.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 0.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Sudan (%) 2.2 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Sweden (%) 5.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1982 - Jun 2021
Switzerland (%) 9.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Syria (%) 1.2 2011 yearly 1990 - 2011

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -77.594 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 2008 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,810.652 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1990 - Jul 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 8.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 21.3 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BDT bn) 7,011.275 2024 yearly 1980 - 2024
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BDT bn) 22,562.950 2026 yearly 2003 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (BDT bn) 5,574.260 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Government Debt: Domestic (DO): Net (BDT mn) 1,973,669.000 Jun 2021 monthly Apr 2002 - Jun 2021
Government Overall Balance: Excluding Grants (BDT mn) -176,460.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 2008 - May 2021
Government Revenue & Foreign Grants (BDT mn) 265,860.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 2008 - May 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 6.003 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,575.5 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 3,515.5 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 51.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Jun 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 706.509 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 108,251.530 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,971.794 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,091.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 54.4 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Jun 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 99,207.843 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 387,745.378 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 437.216 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1973 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 169.641 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 38.959 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 1998 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,098.892 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Feb 2021
Export Price Index (2005-2006=100) 237.280 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Import Price Index (2005-2006=100) 277.030 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Exports: Europe: Spain (BDT mn) 162,189.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Exports: Europe: Germany Federal Republic (BDT mn) 379,452.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Cotton (BDT mn) 27,194.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Jun 2021
Imports: Textile and Articles Thereof (BDT mn) 35,132.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Jun 2021
Imports: Petroleum Products (BDT mn) 54,966.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Jun 2021
Imports: Capital Machinery (BDT mn) 26,023.700 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 2005 - Jun 2021
Imports: Yarn (BDT mn) 23,367.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Jun 2021
Terms of Trade Index (2005-2006=100) 87.110 2018 yearly 2007 - 2018
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: India (BDT mn) 656,981.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Indonesia (BDT mn) 15,463.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Japan (BDT mn) 179,697.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Singapore (BDT mn) 421,190.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: China (BDT mn) 1,123,512.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 6.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,111.4 May 2021 monthly Jul 1997 - May 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.6 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 996.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2003 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 7.158 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -4.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 11.785 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 70,671.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 10,986.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 3.0 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -10.942 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -44,326.496 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
BD: BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Liab... (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Asse... (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Import F.O.B (USD mn) -17,541.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 39.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Export F.O.B (USD mn) 9,509.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) -869.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 38.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: Net Errors & Omissions (USD mn) 22.300 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account: Capital Transfers (USD mn) 38.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: Reserve Assets (RA) (USD mn) -835.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance (USD mn) -8,032.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -2,745.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Private Transfers (PT) (USD mn) 5,781.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) 4,323.700 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Services (USD mn) -860.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) -908.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 996.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payment(BoP): USD: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) -3,977.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 1,885.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Official Transfers (USD mn) 3.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (PI) (USD mn) -65.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: FDI: of which net inflow (USD mn) 493.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2015 - Mar 2021
IIP: Liabilities (BDT mn) 8,118,898.147 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
IIP: Assets (BDT mn) 4,335,265.883 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (BDT mn) -3,783,632.264 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Outstanding External Debt as Percentage of GDP (%) 13.400 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 8.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 45,395.142 Jul 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Jul 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 186,068.376 Jul 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Jul 2021
M2 Growth (%) 12.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jun 1987 - Jul 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 44,622.0 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1972 - Aug 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.000 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.3 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 807.785 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Aug 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 170,612.864 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1986 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 12.7 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1987 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 170,532.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Jul 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.5 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1988 - Jul 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 170,780.601 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1991 - Jan 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 13.38 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1992 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 39.05 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020

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