Monday 20 August 2018 ,
Monday 20 August 2018 ,
Latest News
  • Movement for safe roads: 25 students get bail
  • Bangabandhu’s killer Rashed Chowdhury to be brought back: Law Minister
  • AL plotting to keep BNP away from election: Fakhrul
  • Multi-storey buildings to replace city slums: PM
  • Hills turn bloody: 31 killed since December last
2 February, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Print

Remittance inflow rebounds

BSS

Remittance inflow to the country rebounded in January, with a rise of US $215.97 million over the amount of December, 2017, reports BSS. The country received $1,379.79 million in January, while $1,163.82 million in December 2017, according to the Bangladesh Bank data. With the increased inflow in January, the country received a total of $8,312.15 million remittance in the seven months of the current 2017-18 financial year (FY18). Last year, total remittance inflow for the seven months was $7,176.32 million. The data also showed that expatriate Bangladeshis used more private banking channels for sending $1,024.17 million remittance on January.

Six state-owned commercial banks - Agrani, Janata, Rupali, Sonali, Basic and BDBL - received $331.48 million while one state-owned specialised bank, Bangladesh Krishi Bank, received $11.38 million.

Of the state-owned banks, Agrani Bank received $129.65 million, Janata Bank $84.54 million, Rupali Bank $16.40 million, Sonali Bank $100.75 million and Basic Bank $0.14 million.

Besides, the expatriates have sent $12.76 million through foreign commercial banks. Among the private commercial banks, Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) received $266.12 million, the highest amount, while Dutch-Bangla Bank (DBBL) received $72.22 million.

The other top six private banks are - BRAC Bank Limited ($53.60 million), Southeast Bank Limited ($53.04 million), Uttara Bank ($52.21 million), Trust Bank Limited ($46.07 million), Pubali Bank Limited ($43.53 million) and Mutual Trust Bank Limited ($42.25 million).

Comments

Poll
Today's Question »
BNP said it will not accept the use of EVMs in the next general election as it can create a scope for 'digital vote rigging'. Do you agree?
 Yes
 No
 No Comment
Yes 93.9%
No 5.7%
No Comment 0.4%
Most Viewed
Digital Edition
Archive
SunMonTueWedThuFri Sat
01020304
05060708091011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031

Copyright © All right reserved.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman

Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman
Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
....................................................
About Us
....................................................
Contact Us
....................................................
Advertisement
....................................................
Subscription

Powered by : Frog Hosting