Press Briefing on
Release of the Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017|
and Bangladesh Business Environment Study 2016
Wednesday 28 September 2016 at 10.30 am
The Global Competitiveness Report is the flagship publication of the World Economic Forum (WEF) where CPD is the partner organisation which conducts the Bangladesh chapter of the study. The Global Competitiveness Report 2016-17 will provide relative rankings of over 140 countries based on the perception of leading entrepreneurs and business executives taking part in the surveys conducted in the aforesaid countries. The perception survey covers a broad range of issues including macroeconomic environment, infrastructure development, institutions, technical readiness, labour market efficiency and financial market development. The report will rank Bangladesh in view of its preference of a comparative setting based on information for the period January-December, 2015. Bangladesh Business Environment Study 2016, on the other hand, is an annual exercise undertaken by the CPD, this year’s being the sixteenth of its kind. It shows perception of the entrepreneurs and businessmen of the country regarding contemporary issues and concerns, related to Bangladesh economy.