2023-11-27 15:51:30

Remittance reaches USD 149 crore in 24 days of November

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Remittance reaches USD 149 crore in 24 days of November

The remittance income reached USD 149 crore 29 lakh and 40 thousand in first 24 days of November.

The above information was revealed in a report of Bangladesh Bank ublished on Monday.  

According to the information, in November the inflow of remittance was USD 6, 22, 05, 833 each days, which was USD 5,31, 72, 333 during same period of previous year. In October this year, it was USD 6,59,18, 666. So, according to the report, the remittance inflow of November was greater than that of previous year; however, it was slight less than that of October of the same year.

In September this year, the expatriates sent the lowest expatriate income through banking channels in the last 44 months. After that, in addition to the increase in the dollar value of expatriate income, the expatriate income increased in the month of October as a result of giving Tk 2.50 paisa as well as another Tk 2.50 paisa set by the government for providing incentives to commercial banks. This trend continues till November 17. But in the week after November 17, it went down again.

According to the analysis of data, on the 24th day of November, USD 10, 52, 80,000 came through the state-owned commercial banks; USD 4, 15, 20, 000 dollars came through Krishi Bank; USD 134, 15, 90,000 came through private commercial banks and USD 45, 50,000 through foreign commercial banks operating in the country.

No expatriate income came through Rajshahi Agricultural Development Bank, Community Bank, Citizen Bank, ICB Islami Bank, Simanto Bank, Habib Bank, National Bank of Pakistan and State Bank of India in 24 days of November.

​Bd-pratidin English/Lutful Hoque


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