Print Edition - 2018-09-06  |  Money Digest

Bangladesh attracts nearly $3 billion FDI


Sep 6, 2018-

Bangladesh has attracted nearly $3 billion in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the 2017-18 fiscal year, the country’s central bank data showed on Wednesday. According to the Bangladesh Bank (BB) data, the country’s gross FDI inflows stood at $2,798 million in the 2017-18 fiscal year(July 2017-June 2018). The figure was $3,038 million in the previous 2016-17 fiscal year from July to June, it showed. According to BB data, net FDI inflow in the country in the last fiscal year stood at $1,583 million against $1,653 million in the same period a year earlier. Inadequate basic infrastructure has long been blamed for impeding large FDI inflow in Bangladesh. (XINHUA)

Published: 06-09-2018 08:10

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