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  • WEBinar December 15, 2010 Jenny Nordgren Bangladesh – Wakening of a New Market?
  • Steady Growth
    • Steady growth
    • Strong private consumption
    • Relatively closed economy
    • Large share of basic textiles
    • Still below some Asian peers
  • Strengthened reserve position
    • Strong inflow of remittances but on a downward path
    • Resilient export
    • FX cover 5.5 months of imports
    • Low external debt
  • In the eye of the investor
    • Sovereign rating
      • Moody’s Ba3, stable
      • S&P BB-, stable
    • Higher but still low FDI inflow
    • Seeking a USD 1bn IMF-loan
    • Stock market boom
      • A bubble?
      • Excess liquidity
  • Comparative advantages…
    • Cheap labour
    • Location
    • Large population
    • Demographics
    • Infrastructure needs
  • … but also challenges
    • Messy political situation
    • Weak governance and corruption
    • Severe power shortages
    • Labour unrest in the garments sector
    • Weak banking sector
    • Prone to natural disasters