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Bangladesh is becoming South Asia economic bull case

Global IndexesMar 7, 2021
Bangladesh is becoming South Asia economic bull case
Bangladesh achieved an economic landmark last week when the United Nations’ Committee for Development Policy recommended that the country graduate from the least-developed-country categorization that it has held for most of the 50 years since it became independent. Bangladesh is notable in South Asia for being the closest proxy for the successful development models seen at various stages in South Korea, China, and Vietnam as per Mike Bird's report.

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