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3 March, 2018 00:00 00 AM
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$1,100m in remittance received in Feb

BSS

Expatriate Bangladeshis have sent $1,149 million remittance in February this year, which is $208.25 million above than the same month of previous year, reports BSS.

The country received $940.75 million remittance in February, 2017.

In the eight months of the current 2017-18 financial year (FY18), the country received a total of $9,461.15 million remittance while total inflow of the remittance for the eight months was $8,117.07 million last fiscal.

The data also showed that expatriate Bangladeshis used more private banking channels for sending $840.59 million remittance on February.

Six state-owned commercial banks—Agrani, Janata, Rupali, Sonali, Basic and BDBL—received $284.85 million while one state-owned specialised bank, Bangladesh Krishi Bank, received $10.96 million.

Of the state-owned banks, Agrani Bank received $115.51 million, Janata Bank $67.91 million, Rupali Bank $13.47 million, Sonali Bank $87.83 million and Basic Bank $0.13 million.

Besides, the expatriates have sent $12.60 million through foreign commercial banks. Among the private commercial banks, Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL), received the highest amount of $229.95 million as Dutch-Bangla Bank (DBBL) received $59.56 million.

 

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