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 1,066.60 million
  • Outstanding loans: 630.82 million as of December 2017, equivalent to 59.14 percent of quota.
  • The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on June 2017 (Country Report 17/147)

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Bangladesh and the IMF

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Regional Economic Outlook

October 22, 2019

Headwinds from prolonged global policy uncertainty, distortionary trade measures, and growth deceleration in the economies of important trading partners are influencing economic growth in Asia and the Pacific. Although the region is still the world’s fastest growing major region, contributing more than two-thirds to global growth, near-term prospects have deteriorated noticeably since the April 2019 World Economic Outlook, with risks skewed to the downside.
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