Remittance inflow increases by 31.75pc in November

DHAKA Expatriate Bangladeshis sent US$ 1,555.22

million remittances in November of the current fiscal 2019-20, which is

apparently 31.75 percent higher than the same month of the preceding year,

according to a Bangladesh Bank (BB) data.

The country received $1,180.44 million remittances during the month of

November in 2018-19 financial year, the data added.

According to the BB data, expatriate Bangladeshis sent $ 7,714.19

million remittances during the first five months of the current fiscal 2019-

20.

During the month of October, the country received $1,639.62 million

while $1,476.91 million in September, $1,444.75 million in August and

$1,597.69 million in July of the fiscal 2019-20.

But in 2018-19, the country got $1,239.11 million in October, $1,139.66

million in September, $1,411.05 million in August and $1,318.18 million in

July.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)