Remittance inflow increases by 12.6pc
DHAKA, Sept 1, 2022 (BSS) –
Expatriate Bangladeshis sent US$ 2,037.80 million remittances in August, which was 12.6 percent higher than the corresponding month of the previous year.
The wage earners sent $1,810.10 million remittance to the country in August of 2021.
The country received $2,096.32 million from the migrants overseas in July, which was the highest in the last two years. July remittance inflow registered a 17.56 percent growth compared to the corresponding month last year.
In August, six state-owned commercial banks – Agrani, Janata, Rupali, Sonali, Basic and BDBL – received $363.49 million while one state-owned specialized bank- Bangladesh Krishi Bank- received $24.26 million.
Of the state-owned banks, Agrani Bank received $132.37 million, Janata Bank $50.17 million, Rupali Bank $100 million, Sonali Bank $80.55 million and Basic Bank received $0.40 million.
Besides, the expatriates have sent $1,642.53 million through private commercial banks.
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