::Bangladesh:


The Country : The people’s Republic of Bangladesh

Geographical location : South Asia; between 20 .34 and 26.38 north
latitude and between 88. 01 and 92. 41 east longitude; consists of flat fertile alluvial land.



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Boundaries : North – India (West Bengal Meghalaya)
West –
India (West Bengal)
East-India (Tripura & Assam) & Mayanmar
South – Bay of Bangal

Area : 147,570 square km. (Territorial water – 12 nautical miles)

CapitalCity :Dhaka
Metropolitan Area 1528 sq.km

Standard time : GMT+ 6hours.

Climate : Sub-tropical monson.
Winter (December- February) temperature
average maximum 26.5 C, average minimum 13.9 C, Summer (March-May) temperature : average minimum 32.6 C, average minimum 22.4 C : Rainy Season (June-September).

Rainfall :1194 mm to 3454 mm (average during monsoon, June-August)

Humidity : Highest :99 percent (July), Lowest :36 percent (December and January)

Population : 144.50 Million (1st July 2008 (P))

Population Growth Rate : 1.39 percent

Population Density : 979 Person per sq km

Total fertility rate : 2.74 Children born/woman (2009 est.)

Life expectancy : 66.7 years (1st July 2008 (P))

Birth Rate : 24.68 (2009 est.)

Mortality rate : 8 (2008 est.)

Adult literacy rate : 48.8 Per sent (15 years +)

Language : 95 percent Bangla and 5 percent other dialect. English is widely spoken.

Religion : Muslim (88.3%), Hindu (10.5%), Buddhist (0.6%) Christain (0.3%), & Animists and believers in tribal faiths (0.3%)

Food : Rice, Vegetables, pulses, fish and meat.
Mineral resources : Natural gas, limestone, hard rock, coal,
Lignite, silica sand white clay, radio active
Sand etc. (There is a strong possibility of
oil deposit)

Human resources : A substantial manpower reserve, trained From 27 public government and technical University along with 51 Private University 18 media.

Skilled : Engineers, technicians, physicians economists, Accountants, administrative and managerial, personal abundance of low cost, easily trained and adaptable, hardworking, intelligent and Youthful l abourforce.

Economy of Bangladesh.

Basic Information Taka (Tk.)
GDP at Current Price : Tk. 6149.43 billion (US$ 89.04 billion)
Annual per capital GDP : US$ 621
GDP growth rate at (1995/96) constant price : 5.88 per cent
Agricultural growth rate at constant price : 4.81 per cent
Industrial/Mfg growth rate (% of GDP) : 5.92 per cent

Currency :

Large & Medium scale Industry : 5.65 percent
Small scale Industry : 6.59 percent

Service sector growthrate of GDP at current price: 49.67 per cent
Inflation rate (12 month average) : 7.69 per cent
Domestic savings rate of GDP: 20.00 per cent
National savings rate of GDP: 32.40 per cent
Investment rate of GDP: 24.20 per cent
Exports (2008-09): US$ 12,816.11mn (July to March)
Imports (2008-09): US$ 19,209.10 mn (July to March)
Trade Deficit : US$ 6,392.99 mn
Foreign Exchange Reserve : US$ 6,562.93 mn
Remittances : US$ 8,770.16mn

Foreign Investment

Direct : US$ 900 mn (July to Apr)
Portfolio : US$ -123 mn (July to Apr)
Bank rate : 5.0 per cent
Broad Money (M2) : 281,902.00 Tk.crores
Total No. of Limited Co.

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Public Limited Co : 35,000
Private Limited Co. : 23,000

Principle Industries :
Garments, Pharmaceuticals, Textiles, Paper, Manufacturing, Newsprint, Fertilizer, Leather and Leather goods, Sugar, Cement, Fish processinf, Steel & Chemical industries etc.

Major export items :
Garments, Tea, Jute, Frozen shrimos, Leather products, Newsprint, pepar, Naphtha, Urea, etc.

Principle imports :
Fuel, Rice, Wheat, Cotton & Textile, Petroleum products, Fertilizer, Staple fibers, yarn etc.

The Country : The People’s Republic of Bangladesh.

Geographical location :
South Asia; between 20
? 34? and 26? 38? northlatitude and between 88? 01? and 92? 41? east longitude; consists of flat fertile alluvial land.

Boundaries :
North –
India (West Bengal and Meghalaya)
West – India (West Bengal)
East- India (Tripura & Assam) & Mayanmar
South – Bay of Bangal.

Area : 147,570 square km. (Territorial water -12 nautical miles).

CapitalCity : Dhaka Metropolitan Area (1528 sq. km.)

Standard time : GMT+ 7 hours.

Climate : Sub-tropical monsoon
Winter (November- February) temperature average maximum 29? C, average minimum 11? C ; Summer (March-June) temperature : average minimum 32? C, average minimum 21? C ; Monsoon (July-October).

Rainfall : 1194 mm to 3454 mm (average during monsoon, June-August).

Humidity : Highest :99 percent (July), Lowest :36 percent (December and January).

Population : 144.50 Million (1st July 2008 (P))

Population Growth Rate : 1.39 percent

Population Density : 979 Person per sq km

Total fertility rate : 2.74 Children born/woman (2009 est.)

Life expectancy : 66.7 years

Birth Rate : 24.68 (2009 est.)

Mortality rate : 8 (2008 est.)

Adult literacy rate : 48.8 Per sent (15 years +)

Language : 95 percent Bengali and 5 percent other dialect. English is widely spoken.

Religion : Muslim (88.3%), Hindu (10.5%), Buddhist (0.6%) Christian (0.3%), & Animists and believers in tribal faiths (0.3%).

Food : Rice, Vegetables, pulses, fish and meat.

Mineral resources: Natural gas, Limestone, Hard rock, Coal, Lignite, Silica sand, White clay, Radio active Sand etc.
(There is a strong possibility of oil deposit)

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