Here are some important features of the new national budget placed by Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal in Parliament on Thursday.
*Import volume now $58.9 billion.
*Export volume $37 billion.
*Foreign exchange reserve $33 billion.
*Investment 31.5 percent of GDP.
*Private sector investment $70.8 billion.
*Debt-GDP ratio 32 percent.
*Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births) rate 24.
*Life expectancy at birth 72.8 years.
*Literacy rate 72.9 percent.
*Power generation capacity 21,629.