October 3, 2023, 9:28 am

Staff Correspondent

2022-08-13 03:54:20 BdST

20.4pc remittance growth in 10 days of August

The country has registered 20.4 percent growth in remittance earning in first ten days in August 2022 compared to same period last year.

A data of the Bangladesh Bank said remittance inflow from August 1 to 10, 2022 was $813 which was $675 from August 2 to 10 in the bygone year.

It also claimed that remittance earning from July 2022 to August 10, 2022 was $2,910mn and the figure stood at $2,540mn same time in the previous year, marking 14.3 percent growth.

Meanwhile, the central bank sold $122m for BPC’s LNG import and fertiliser procurement on Thursday (August 11).

The BB sold total $1,725bn ($1,136m in July and $589m from August 1 to 11).

Forex reserve was $39.59bn on August 11 while LC opened worth $1.61bn from August 1 to 11, 2022; $2.55bn same time in July and $2.33bn in June.

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