Bangladesh : Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion, Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

July 22, 2005

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This 2005 Article IV Consultation highlights that since the last Article IV Consultation, Bangladesh’s economy has continued to expand, supported by a stable macroeconomic environment and progress in implementing structural reforms, broadly in line with the recommendations made by the IMF Executive Board. Good progress has been made in strengthening the banking system. Bangladesh Bank has raised minimum capital requirements, taken steps to reduce insider lending, and improved the institutional framework for the prudential supervision of the financial system.

Series:

Country Report No. 05/241

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

July 22, 2005

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451979916/1934-7685

Stock No:

1BGDEA2005001

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

92

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