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Remittance rises by 89pc in April

Staff Reporter
02 May 2021 21:18:11 | Update: 02 May 2021 21:18:11
Remittance rises by 89pc in April
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Inflow of remittance rose by 89.11 per cent in the month of April as expatriate Bangladeshis sent more money to their families here ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.

According to data provided by the Bangladesh Bank, expatriates sent $2067 million in April, up by 89.11 per cent compared to $1093 million in the same period last year. 

However, during the July-April period, the first 10 month of the current fiscal year remittance inflow rose by 39 per cent year-on-year to $20 billion, the highest ever for the corresponding period.