Bangladesh has marked its growth for the last fiscal at 7.28 percent, highest ever in history of the country’s economy.
The statistics of last year’s growth are more than what was expected and targeted.
Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal disclosed the updated and finalised statistics in a press briefing held at the planning commission on Tuesday afternoon.
Previously, the government had determined a primary growth of 7.24 percent.
The full and final statistics will be disclosed in detail on Thursday, Minister Kamal added.
Bangladesh government had set a growth target of 7.2 percent for 2016-17 fiscal.
Other than that, the planning minister disclosed the inflation statistics for September, which stood at 6.04 percent. The figures are marginally higher than the 6.02 percent in August.
The inflation statistics included the overall food and non-food items.