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Bangladesh got highest FDI from UK in 2017

| Updated: May 04, 2018 15:21:29


UK becomes top FDI source for BD: BB

Bangladesh received highest Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from the United Kingdom (UK) in the past year.

Statistics released by Bangladesh Bank (BB) last month showed that net inflow of FDI from the UK stood at $ 312.98 million in 2017, which was $330.32 million in 2016.

As a result, the FDI from the UK decreased by 5.25 per cent during the period under review.

Gross inflow of FDI from the same country, however, stood at $329.17 million in 2017, which was $342.28 million in the previous year.

Maximum amount of the UK FDI went to the banking sector in the past year, which the BB data also showed is $137.14 million followed by $42 million in textile and weaving sector.

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