Introduction to Bangladesh

Introduction to Bangladesh

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Geography of Bangladesh -

Location: Southern Asia, bordering the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and India.
Area: 147,570 sq km.
Population: 160 million.
Climate: Tropical; mild winter(min 10 deg C to 20 Deg C, (October to March); hot humid summer, March to June; (tem 25 – 38 degC), humid, warm rainy monsoon (June to October)
Time: GMT +6.

Economic Index -

Currency : Taka
Conversion: Tk82 per US$
GDP-Real Growth Rate: 7.11%
Bangladesh's Gross Domestic Product ( GDP) : 228.39 billion U.S. dollars
GDP Per Capita : Purchasing power parity - $1,524. Bangladesh is now a LDC but in process of graduating to developing country by 2027.
Financial year: July – June
Major import: cotton, machinery and equipment, chemicals, iron and steel, foodstuffs.
Total Import: $43.49 billion (Financial Year 2016–17)
Main Importing Countries: China 22.4%, India 14.1%, Singapore 5.2% (2015)
Major Export: Garments finished products, Leather and leather goods, Engineering and Electronics equipments, Agriculture and Agro processed goods, Frozen and live fish, Ceramic goods, Cosmetics, Toiletries, Footwear, Furniture, Handicrafts, Jamdani, Jewelry.
Total Export: $34.02 billion (Financial Year 2016-17)
Main Export Partners: US 13.9%, Germany 12.9%, UK 8.9%, France 5%, Spain 4.7% (2015)
Main Export Countries: North America, Europe Bangladesh is getting Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) facilities from 38 countries; European Union (28 countries), Australia, Belarus, Canada, Liechtenstein, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Russian Federation, Switzerland and Turkey (10 countries).
Main Industries: Textile, Electronics, Shipbuilding, Automotive, Bicycle, Lather, Jute, Glass, Paper, Plastic, Food , Cement, Tea, Rice, Natural Gas, Tea.
Source: Wikipidea