$877m remittance sent in 3 weeks
The country fetched total US$ 877.21 million remittance in the last three weeks of the current month.
Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd (IBBL), a private commercial bank, channelled US$ 210.05 million, the highest amount in the said period while the inflow of foreign exchange through four state-owned commercial banks, Sonali, Agrani, Janata and Rupali Bank totalled US$ 230.91 million.
The Non-Resident Bangladeshis (NRBs) sent US$ 78.84 million through Sonali Bank, while it was US$ 85.03 million through Agrani Bank, US$ 60.83 million through Janata Bank and US$ 6.21 million through Rupali Bank.
Among the specialised banks, Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB) has channelled US$ 8.98 million.
The remittance sent through nine foreign banks totalled US$ 9.75 million in the period while that through 30 private commercial banks was US$ 627.57 million.