Potential export sectors need support after LDC graduation: Experts

Potential export sectors need support after LDC graduation: Experts

Experts at a virtual dialogue called for adequate policy support to the non-RMG sectors to help them diversify exports after the country’s graduation from LDC status. They also put emphasis on policy reforms and skill development for the export diversification during the post-graduation period, said a press release. Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) […]

LDC Graduation: Committee formed to address challenges

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The government has formed a 22-member committee to address the challenges that Bangladesh will face as a result of its transition from a least developed country (LDCs) into a developing one. The committee headed by Ahmad Kaikaus, principal secretary to the prime minister, will carry out preparation, planning, implementation and monitoring to address the possible […]

Bangladesh qualifies for LDC graduation: What next?

Bangladesh qualifies for LDC  graduation: What next?

Debapriya Bhattacharya | Published: March 11, 2021 20:33:29 The United Nations initiated the classification of countries in November 1971 and at that time, the Least Developed Country (LDC) category had 25 countries. Currently, the number of countries stands at 46. These LDCs account for around 13 per cent of the world population. However, they contribute […]

UN recommends Bangladesh’s graduation from LDC category

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FE ONLINE DESK | Published: February 27, 2021 12:10:30 | Updated: February 27, 2021 16:27:45 The United Nations Committee for Development Policy (CDP) has recommended Bangladesh’s graduation from the LDC (least developed country) category. The recommendation came at the CDP’s triennial review on the LDC category in the early hours of Saturday, as the country […]

Bangladesh seeks five years to prepare for graduation to developing nation

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Published: January 13, 2021 18:24:19 Bangladesh has sought the facilities reserved for the least developed countries for five years for preparations after graduating to the developing nation bracket. It floated the proposal at a virtual expert group meeting with the United Nations Committee for Development Policy in Dhaka on Tuesday. Zuena Aziz, the principal coordinator […]

Bangladesh seeks five years to get ready for graduation to developing nation

Bangladesh seeks five years to get ready for graduation to developing nation

It floated the proposal at a virtual expert group meeting with the United Nations Committee for Development Policy in Dhaka on Tuesday. Zuena Aziz, the principal coordinator of Sustainable Development Goal or SDG affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office, headed the Bangladesh delegation in the meeting.   The meeting was part of preparations for the tri-annual […]

Bangladesh pins hopes on various trade deals after LDC graduation

Bangladesh should also develop and implement an augmented LDC graduation strategy – coherent with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Eighth Five Year Plan and Perspective Plan by bringing together visions 2024, 2030, and 2041 Collected The government is reviewing its various trade agreements with 44 countries to find out the possibilities of signing PTAs with them […]