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Bangladesh: 5 charts to mark 50 years of independence

This growth story should be driven by urban consumption growth, robust remittances, ultimate recovery in EU demand for garments, infrastructure investment, the search for manufacturing alternatives to China, and geopolitical support from both the US-...
Tellimer Research Hasnain
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 1 April 2021
Bangladesh: 5 charts to mark 50 years of independence
Bangladesh: 5 charts to mark 50 years of independence

Remittances very strong for some, but not all, emerging markets

Remittances proved far stronger for some countries in emerging and frontier than others in 2020. Our observations from around 20 emerging and frontier countries where remittance data is available for 2020 are in this report. We have discussed before ...
Tellimer Research Hasnain
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 14 March 2021
Remittances very strong for some, but not all, emerging markets
Remittances very strong for some, but not all, emerging markets

Bangladesh set to return to high growth trajectory

According to Google’s COVID-19 Community Mobility Report (March 2, 2021), Bangladesh is the only country to have positive growth in mobility trends in all 6 areas - workplace (10%), public transport (24%), supermarket & pharmacy (41%), recreational f...
IDLC Securities S. M.
S. M. Galibur Rahman @ IDLC Securities 10 March 2021
Bangladesh set to return to high growth trajectory
Bangladesh set to return to high growth trajectory

Chart of the WeekHow e-Government Services Can Pay Dividends

The ability to renew your passport or driver’s license, pay a tax bill, or access government data with the click of a button or swipe of a screen, anytime and anywhere, has grown more important during the COVID-19 pandemic to prevent the spread of th...
International Monetary Fund
International Monetary Fund 11 February 2021

Bangladesh: Corruption exposé dents Awami League's reputation, not its power

However, further out, there are risks to Bangladesh's UN peacekeeping role (an important economic earner for its military) and the allegations may complicate its internal succession (Prime Minister Hasina is 73 and has been head of the government for...
Tellimer Research Hasnain
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 7 February 2021
Bangladesh: Corruption exposé dents Awami League's reputation, not its power
Bangladesh: Corruption exposé dents Awami League's reputation, not its power

Commodity food price spike: The high-risk countries

The latest UN FAO World Food Price index (published on 4 February) exhibited the fastest month-on-month and year-on-year increase for a decade. Food prices have risen c25% since May 2020, hitting a six-year peak. Countries with both a high portion of...
Tellimer Research Hasnain
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 5 February 2021
Commodity food price spike: The high-risk countries
Commodity food price spike: The high-risk countries