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GDP growth hits record 7.28% in FY17 -The Asian Age

The GDP growth and per capita income for FY2017 are slightly higher than previous estimates.

Bangladesh’s economic growth accelerated to 7.28 percent in the year to June 30, Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said at a media briefing in Dhaka on Tuesday, citing final data.

Provisional data put the GDP growth at 7.24 percent for the year.

Per capita income rose from $1,602 to $1,610.