8.2 percent GDP growth targeted in new fiscal year
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has expected a GDP growth of 8.2 percent in FY 2019-20.
In his budget speech presented on Thursday, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said our GDP grew consistently at a very high rate in the last decade.
“We expect a GDP growth of 8.13 percent in FY2018-19. Our commitment is to achieve a growth rate of 10 percent by FY2023-24, and maintain that rate until 2041 so that we can lay a solid foundation for becoming a high income country by that time,” he said.
“To achieve this objective, GDP growth rate has been projected at 8.2 percent for FY2019-20,” said Kamal.