Rise in remittance inflow in October

The country’s remittance inflow marked a rise in October after its decline in September this year.

As per the statistics provided by the Bangladesh Bank, the country received $1.239 billion in remittance from expatriate Bangladeshis living in various countries while it had received $1.138 in September. In August, the remittance earning was $1.411 billion.

The central bank data shows that six state-owned commercial banks — Agrani, Janata, Rupali, Sonali, BASIC and BDBL– received $299.36 million from expatriate Bangladeshis while two state-owned specialised banks – BKB and RAKUB – got $14.57 million.

Navojit Dastidar