Foreign exchange reserve now $33b

Published: June 13, 2019 17:35:23 | Updated: June 18, 2019 21:11:50

Country’s foreign exchange reserve now stands at US$33 billion.

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal came up with the statistics while placing the national budget for 2019-20 fiscal year in Parliament, reports UNB.

He said the foreign exchange reserve was only $3.5 billion in 2005-06 financial year and it grew nine times to reach $33 billion in the outgoing fiscal year.

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