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Tk 730 cr remittances coming daily in March
Dhaka, March 16: In March, the third month of this year, remittances (expatriate income) of 6 crore 82 lakh dollars or Tk 730 crore (calculating 1 USD = Tk 107) are coming to the country every day. If this trend continues, the expatriate income will reach a record 2.11 billion dollars or Tk 22,600 crore rupees at the end of the month. This picture has emerged in the latest report of Bangladesh Bank.
Expatriate income on positive trend at the beginning of new year
Dhaka, January 10: In the first two months (July and August) of the current fiscal year 2022-2023, two billion dollars of remittances came to the country. For the next four months, that target was not reached. However, expatriate income is on a positive trend at the beginning of the new year.
November records highest remittances in three months
Dhaka, December 3: Finally, remittances sent by expatriates have come out of the downward trend. According to the data of Bangladesh Bank, the remittance flow increased slightly in the recently concluded November month. 159.47 million USD remittances came in November, which is the highest in the last three months. This picture emerged in the updated report of Bangladesh Bank on Thursday (December 1).
No charge required to send remittance
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Nov 7: From now on the banks will not take any kind of 'charge' on remittance. Besides, the foreign exchange houses will be open even on weekends to facilitate sending remittances. This decision is effective from today (November 7).
Remittance inflow further falls in October
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Nov 2: In the first two months (July and August) of the current (2022-23) financial year, remittances reached 2 billion dollars in a row. In the following month, September, it decreased to USD 153 crore 95 lakh or 1.54 billion dollars. This trend of remittances is further downward in the recent month of October.
Tk 16,429 cr remittance received in first 25 days of August
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 29: Remittances have returned to a positive trend amid the dollar crisis. Mainly due to various benefits, legitimate channels are responding to expatriate income.
Highest USD 209 Cr remittance received in July
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 2: Expatriate Bangladeshis sent USD 209.69 crore in remittances in July. As per the current exchange rate of the dollar, the amount of this remittance is about Tk 20,000 crore in Bangladeshi currency. This information has been known from the latest report of Bangladesh Bank regarding remittance published on Monday (August 1).
More than Tk 5,000 cr remittances received in 5 days before Eid
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 7: Eid-ul-Azha, one of the major religious festivals of Muslims, will be celebrated in the country in next two days. Expatriate Bangladeshis are sending more and more money to their relatives to celebrate Eid. As a result, huge amount of remittances is coming to the country centering on Eid festival.
Expatriate remittances declined in May
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 2: The remittance inflow has suddenly declined. Expatriates sent USD 188 crore 54 lakh in remittances in May. This figure is USD 12.55 crore less than the previous month and USD 28.57 crore less than the same period last year.
USD 2 billion remittance received in April
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 6: Expatriate Bangladeshis have sent remittances of more than USD 2 billion, or 200 crore 95 lakh dollars in April, which is Tk 17,362 crore in Bangladeshi currency (calculating 1 USD= Tk 86.40). As a single month, this is the highest remittance inflow recorded in the last 11 months. This information has been revealed in the latest report of Bangladesh Bank.
Tk 12,000 cr remittance received in 21 days before Eid
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 25: Expatriate Bangladeshis have sent record remittances centering on the upcoming holy Eid-ul-Fitr. In the last 21 days, Bangladeshis living in different parts of the world have sent more than Tk 12,000 crore to meet the additional expenses of their families on Eid.
Remittance inflow dips to 1.5 billion dollars in February
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, March 2: In February, the second month of the year, expatriate Bangladeshis sent 149 crore 60 lakh US dollars in foreign exchange or remittances to the country. In Bangladeshi currency, the amount is Rs 12,865 crore (calculating 1 USD= Rs 86).
Bangladesh sees growth in remittance inflow in January
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, February 2: In January, the first month of the new year, expatriate Bangladeshis sent $170 crore or $1.70 billion in foreign exchange or remittances to the country. In Bangladeshi currency, the amount is Rs 14,620 crore (calculating 1 USD= Rs 86), which is more than Rs 600 crore compared to the previous month, December.