Bangladesh's economy is projected to grow 6.9 per cent in fiscal year 2022-23 thanks to strong export growth and a rebound in domestic demand, the World Bank (WB) said in its Global Economic Prospects released. Dhaka and Chittagong are the principal financial centers of the country, being home to the Dhaka Stock Exchange and the Chittagong Stock Exchange. The financial sector of Bangladesh is the second largest in the subcontinent. Bangladesh is one of the world's fastest growing economy. Bangladesh's tourism sector has grown with the pace of the country's economic growth in the past decade, as more and more people are having sizeable disposable income. Bangladesh tourism statistics for 2019 was nearly 400 Million which was a significant increase compared to the statistic of the year 2018.
Over the last decades, key health indicators such as life expectancy and coverage of immunisation have improved notably, whilst infant mortality, maternal mortality and fertility rates have dropped significantly. Long before the emergence of contemporary global health initiatives, the government placed strong emphasison the importance of childhood immunisation as a key mechanism for reducing childhood mortality. In addition, the tourism industry is booming in Bangladesh, propelled by a rapidly growing enthusiasm of the travelers, especially the domestic tourists. Bangladesh is growing fast in this sector to be a leading tourism destination soon,” said Taufiq Uddin, president of Tour Operators Association of Bangladesh.