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Services Trade in Developing Asia: A Case Study of the Banking and Insurance Sector in Bangladesh

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  • Salahuddin Ahmad

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  • Dilli Raj Khanal

    (Uttara University)

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    This study assesses the strengths and weaknesses of reforms in the banking and insurance industries. Banking sector performance is analysed using various indicators as well as Principle Component Analysis techniques. A comparative case study of three banks with different ownership structures is presented. The study concludes with important conclusions and policy implications for future reforms based on the findings.

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    Paper provided by Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT), an initiative of UNESCAP and IDRC, Canada. in its series Working Papers with number 3807.

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    Length: 46 pages
    Date of creation: Jul 2007
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    Publication status: Published in ARTNeT website
    Handle: RePEc:esc:wpaper:3807

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    Keywords: Service Trade; Bangladesh;

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    1. Dilli Raj Khanal, 2007. "Banking and Insurance Services Liberalization and Development in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Malaysia: A Comparative Analysis," Working Papers 4107, Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT), an initiative of UNESCAP and IDRC, Canada..

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