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IMF Country Report No. 19/300

BANGLADESH

SELECTED ISSUES

This Selected Issues paper on Bangladesh was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with the member country. It is based on the information available at the time it was completed on August 5, 2019.

September 2019

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BANGLADESH

SELECTED ISSUES

August 5, 2019

Approved By

Asia and Pacific Department

Prepared by Ragnar Gudmundsson, Racha Moussa, and Muhammad Imam Hussain (all APD)

Contents

  • CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION IN BANGLADESH: POLICY OPTIONS

  • A. How Does Climate Change Impact Bangladesh?

  • B. What Has the Government’s Response Been Thus Far?

  • C. Forward-Looking Policy Options

  • References

  • EXPORT DIVERSIFICATION IN BANGLADESH

  • A. The State of Diversification in Bangladesh vis-à-vis Neighbors

  • B. Looking Forward

  • References

  • FIGURES

  • 1. Major Export Partners and Products with Revealed Comparative Advantage Over Time

  • 2. The Product Space and Exports in Bangladesh and Vietnam, 2016

  • 3. Features of the Labor Force in Bangladesh

  • TABLE

  • 1. Regression Results for Complexity

Bangladesh: Selected Issues
Author: International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept