LightCastle Partners launches The LightCastle Business Confidence Index 2017-18

LightCastle Partners launches its latest confidence index of 2017-18 at Lakeshore Hotel, Gulshan. The study aims to gauge business sentiments of private sector executives representing a variety of industries across the economy. This year, a survey of 102 C-Suite level executives – across 12 industries throughout 2 major cities: Dhaka and Chittagong – was conducted to analyze the factors that influence the overall direction and growth trends of the economy. This index focuses the context of our country’s shift towards a middle income status. The report was conducted to understand the factors that influence the business ecosystem through a collection of facts, figures and opinions of our business community. It presents the status quo, identifies the challenges confronting growth and recommends action items to lever up the index in the coming years.

LightCastle Business Confidence Index (BCI) in 2017-18 is found to be +43 on a scale of -100 to 100 – referring to a cautiously optimistic sentiment. This score is 4 points higher than last year’s.

To learn more, download the full report here:

Elvis Gomes