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Bangladesh's July-January remittances total $7.18 billion

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Staff Writer | February 23, 2017
Millions of Bangladeshis in the first seven months of the 2016-17 fiscal year (July 2016-June 2017) remitted home $7.18 billion, a central bank official said.
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The Bangladesh Bank (BB) official who preferred to be unnamed said Bangladeshis remitted home around $1.01 billion last month.

Overseas Bangladeshis in January last year sent home 1.15 billion dollars, the BB data showed.

In the first seven months of the last 2015-16 fiscal year (July 2015-June 2016), Bangladesh received $8.64 billion remittance, according to BB statistics.

The flow of inward remittances in the last 2015-16 financial year fell about 2.55 percent to $14.93 billion, the BB data showed.


 

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