Bangladesh Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

1999 - 2021 | Monthly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Bangladesh Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

  • Bangladesh Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP was reported at 4.000 % in Apr 2021
  • This stayed constant from the previous number of 4.000 % for Mar 2021
  • Bangladesh Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP data is updated monthly, averaging 5.000 % from Oct 1999 to Apr 2021, with 259 observations
  • The data reached an all-time high of 6.500 % in Mar 2018 and a record low of 4.000 % in Apr 2021
  • Bangladesh Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by CEIC Data
  • The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Economic Monitor – Table: Reserve Requirement Ratio: Monthly: Asia
Bangladesh Bank provides monthly Reserve Requirement Ratio.

View Bangladesh's Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP from Oct 1999 to Apr 2021 in the chart:

Bangladesh Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

What was Bangladesh's Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP in Apr 2021?

Bangladesh Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP was reported at 4.000 % in Apr 2021 See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
4.000 Apr 2021 4.000 Mar 2021 4.000 Apr 2021 6.500 Mar 2018 % monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 28.100 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2021
Algeria (%) 34.531 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2020
Argentina (%) 9.057 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Armenia (%) 24.136 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Jun 2021
Australia (%) 2.399 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1969 - Jun 2021
Austria (%) 1.852 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 15.446 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Jun 2021
Bahrain (%) 9.329 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2021
Bangladesh (%) 4.000 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Belarus (%) 6.469 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2021
Belgium (%) 1.864 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Bolivia (%) 4.944 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 39.222 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Jun 2021
Botswana (%) 27.737 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 1994 - Jun 2021
Brazil (%) 21.646 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2021
Brunei (%) 6.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2021
Bulgaria (%) 43.798 Sep 2021 quarterly Sep 2003 - Sep 2021
Cambodia (%) 8.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Oct 2021
Canada (%) 4.136 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 1999 - Jun 2021
Chile (%) 15.956 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Sep 2021
China (%) 8.900 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Jul 2021
Colombia (%) 17.498 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2021
Croatia (%) 40.911 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2021
Cyprus (%) 0.628 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2021
Czech Republic (%) 61.507 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Denmark (%) 17.553 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2021
Ecuador (%) 4.216 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
Egypt (%) 8.511 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) 6.868 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Jun 2021
European Union (%) 2.280 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2021
Finland (%) 2.839 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
France (%) 1.929 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2021
Georgia (%) 22.185 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Jun 2021
Germany (%) 0.916 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Sep 2021
Ghana (%) 9.927 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Greece (%) 1.754 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 135.917 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Sep 2021
Hungary (%) 18.157 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Iceland (%) 26.467 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
India (%) 3.500 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1962 - Apr 2021
Indonesia (%) 3.500 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2021
Ireland (%) 1.140 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Israel (%) 43.788 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Sep 2021
Italy (%) 2.425 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 0.006 Sep 2018 quarterly Dec 1997 - Sep 2018
Japan (%) 0.820 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1980 - Feb 2021
Jordan (%) 27.548 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1992 - Jun 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 7.073 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
Kenya (%) 8.845 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
South Korea (%) 7.000 Apr 2021 monthly Nov 1979 - Apr 2021
Kosovo (%) 10.695 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 40.595 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 27.480 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2021
Laos (%) 3.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Oct 2021
Latvia (%) 12.947 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2021
Lebanon (%) 96.393 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 7.644 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2021
Luxembourg (%) 0.239 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 87.290 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Sep 2021
North Macedonia (%) 32.851 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
Malawi (%) 7.548 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 2.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1959 - Mar 2021
Malta (%) 4.875 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
Mauritius (%) 59.315 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Jun 2021
Mexico (%) 15.525 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Moldova (%) 29.252 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Mongolia (%) 27.943 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2021
Montenegro (%) 30.421 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2021
Morocco (%) 24.640 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Jun 2021
Mozambique (%) 23.994 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Myanmar (%) 3.500 Apr 2021 monthly May 2011 - Apr 2021
Nepal (%) 3.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Apr 2021
Netherlands (%) 0.627 Sep 2021 quarterly Sep 1999 - Sep 2021
New Zealand (%) 5,154.716 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2005 - Jun 2021
Nigeria (%) 8.569 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2021
Norway (%) 17.596 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Oman (%) 22.708 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2021
Pakistan (%) 5.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2006 - Apr 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 14.439 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) 15.921 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Jun 2021
Paraguay (%) 24.769 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Jun 2021
Peru (%) 31.605 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1990 - Sep 2021
Philippines (%) 12.000 Oct 2021 monthly May 1986 - Oct 2021
Poland (%) 22.352 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
Portugal (%) 2.885 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2021
Qatar (%) 23.777 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2021
Romania (%) 15.686 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2005 - Jun 2021
Russia (%) 28.839 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Jun 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 57.887 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2021
Serbia (%) 25.149 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Singapore (%) 107.746 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2021
Slovakia (%) 5.786 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2021
Slovenia (%) 1.129 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2021
South Africa (%) 11.518 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2021
Spain (%) 4.024 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 4.000 Oct 2021 monthly Mar 1997 - Oct 2021
Sudan (%) 0.000 2017 yearly 1960 - 2017
Sweden (%) 7.522 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Switzerland (%) 128.518 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Syria (%) 31.149 2010 yearly 1990 - 2010

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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) 2,791.721 Sep 2021 monthly Jul 1990 - Sep 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) 22,700.020 2026 yearly 2003 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (BDT bn) 5,851.190 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Government Debt: Domestic (DO): Net (BDT mn) 2,084,672.000 Jul 2021 monthly Apr 2002 - Jul 2021
Government Revenue & Foreign Grants (BDT mn) 265,860.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 2008 - May 2021
Government Overall Balance: Excluding Grants (BDT mn) -176,460.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 2008 - May 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 5.797 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,163.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Aug 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 3,546.5 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Aug 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 38.4 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Aug 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 595.353 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 102,923.420 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,942.411 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 5,709.5 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Aug 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 58.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Aug 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 99,502.239 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 391,424.215 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
Import Price Index (2005-2006=100) 277.030 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Export Price Index (2005-2006=100) 237.280 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) 27,390.000 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Aug 2021
Imports: Capital Machinery (BDT mn) 23,247.400 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 2005 - Aug 2021
Imports: Petroleum Products (BDT mn) 62,200.000 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Aug 2021
Imports: Yarn (BDT mn) 29,235.000 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Aug 2021
Imports: Textile and Articles Thereof (BDT mn) 28,120.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Jul 2021
Terms of Trade Index (2005-2006=100) 87.110 2018 yearly 2007 - 2018
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Japan (BDT mn) 179,697.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: China (BDT mn) 1,123,512.000 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: 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
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) 374.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1997 - Jul 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.1 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 821.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2003 - Jun 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) -12.216 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: Liab... (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2021
BD: BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2021
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2021
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Asse... (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2021
Balance of Payment(BoP): USD: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) -3,887.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 1,959.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Official Transfers (USD mn) 11.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (PI) (USD mn) -40.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Services (USD mn) -1,051.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) -925.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 821.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Import F.O.B (USD mn) -17,914.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 69.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account: Capital Transfers (USD mn) 96.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: Reserve Assets (RA) (USD mn) -2,284.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance (USD mn) -8,302.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -3,010.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Private Transfers (PT) (USD mn) 6,311.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) 5,378.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Export F.O.B (USD mn) 9,612.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) -856.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 96.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: Net Errors & Omissions (USD mn) 282.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: FDI: of which net inflow (USD mn) 455.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2015 - Jun 2021
IIP: Assets (BDT mn) 4,631,848.487 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
IIP: Liabilities (BDT mn) 8,681,086.642 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (BDT mn) -4,049,238.155 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 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) 42,873.310 Sep 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Sep 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 185,475.661 Sep 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Sep 2021
M2 Growth (%) 11.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jun 1987 - Sep 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 43,099.5 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1972 - Oct 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.000 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Aug 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 794.602 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Oct 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 171,698.979 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1986 - Aug 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 12.7 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1987 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 171,801.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Sep 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 10.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jul 1988 - Sep 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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