GDP per capita : $848 (at current prices 2011-12)
GDP growth rate (%) : 6.32 (at constant prices 2011-12)
Total exports : $24.287 bn (2011-12)
Total imports : $35.44 bn (2011-12)
Total FDI : $1.136 bn (2011), $462.77 m (Jan-June,2012)
Forex reserves : $12.35 bn (Nov, 2012)
Banking Hour : Sunday- Thursday (10:00 am – 4:00 pm)
Important Industries :
Ready made garments, pharmaceuticals, cements, garment accessories, chemicals, fertilizers, newsprint, leather and leather goods, paper, sugar, jute, ship building.
Export Items :
Readymade garments, frozen foods (shrimps), leather, leather products, jute, jute products, tea, ceramic, textile fabrics, home textile, chemical product, light engineering products including bi-cycle.
Principal Imports :
Oil, edible oil, petroleum product, wheat, seeds, fertilizer, yarn, capital goods, machinery, power generating machinery, scientific & medical equipment, iron & steel, motor vehicles, raw cotton, chemicals.
Taka, having 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 in notes and 5,2,1 in coins.
Exchange Rate : US$ 1 = Taka 82.00 Fiscal year : 1 July - 30 June