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TABLE-Bangladesh key economic indicators - Oct 8

Oct 8 (Reuters) --------------------------------------

DAILY INDICATORS Sunday Previous Taka/US $ (inter-bank) 81.37-81.49 81.40-81.55

Call money rate (inter-bank) 08.00-08.50 08.00-09.50

General index 4,542.64 4,646.07

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MONTHLY CURRENT PREVIOUS Growth in: Consumer price index (BBS) Change yr/yr (pct) Aug. 7.93 8.03

M2 supply (bln taka) (BB) June 5,171.09 5,010.88

Forex reserves ($bln)(BB) Sept. 11.25 11.43

Trade balance ($mln)(BB) June *-247.80 *-894.08

Exports ($mln)(BB) June 2,246.00 2,199.42 Imports ($mln)(BB) June 2,493.80 3,093.50

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ANNUAL 2010/2011 2009/2010 Population (millions) NA *147.7 External debt (pct of GDP) **19.4 20.3 Real GDP growth (pct) *6.7 6.1

Budget Deficit (including grants)

(pct of GDP) *3.9 3.3 Trade Balance ($bln) *-7.32 -5.15 Exports ($bln) *23.00 16.23 Imports ($bln) *30.33 21.38 Current a/c balance ($mln) *995 3,724 Current a/c balance (pct of GDP) *-0.3 3.7 Agriculture production (constant factor cost in bln Tk) *742.80 707.70 Industrial production (constant factor cost in bln Tk) *1,128.9 1,043.70 * provisional ** Excluding IMF loan * BB = Bangladesh Bank (central bank) * BBS = Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics

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Keywords: ECONOMY BANGLADESH/INDICATORS