British Asia News Network- AD
Dhaka, April 13: US $12 billion remittance has been recorded in the first nine months of 2018-19, which stands highest in the last three years. According to Bangladesh Bank, the country received $10.76 billion remittance during July-March period of 2017-18 financial year while $9.19 billion in 2016-17, $11.06 billion in 2015-16 and $11.26 billion in 2014-15.
This trend is expected to continue in following months. Country received $1.46 billion in March; $1.32 billion in February; $1.60 billion in January; $1.21 billion in December; $1.18 billion in November; $1.24 billion in October; $1.14 billion in September; $1.41 billion in August and $1.32 billion in July of the fiscal 2018-19.
In March 2019, six state-owned commercial banks received $0.33 billion which are Agrani, Janata, Rupali, Sonali , BASIC and BDBL .While state-owned specialised bank, Bangladesh Krishi Bank, received $0.018 billion.