This web page presents information about the work of the IMF in Bangladesh, including the activities of the IMF Resident Representative Office. Additional information can be found on the Bangladesh and IMF country page, including IMF reports and Executive Board documents that deal with Bangladesh.

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At a Glance : Bangladesh's Relations with the IMF

  • Current IMF membership: 189 countries
  • Bangladesh Joined on August 17, 1972; accepted the obligations under Article VIII, Sections 2, 3, and 4 on April 11, 1994.
  • Quota: SDR 533.30 million
  • Outstanding loans: ECF Arrangements SDR 526 million (as of June 2014).
  • The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on November 27, 2013 (Country Report 13/357)
  • Selected Macroeconomic Indicators for Bangladesh; Updated in July, 2014

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Regional Economic Outlook Update: Asia and Pacific

Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook

Following robust growth in the first half of 2016, the near-term outlook for Asia remains strong. Accommodative policies and a recent easing of financial conditions will underpin domestic demand, offsetting weak export growth. GDP growth is forecast to be broadly stable at 5.4 percent in 2016 and 5.3 percent in 2017. Asia continues to face downside risks amid headwinds that can significantly impact medium-term growth prospects.

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