remittance

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

Dip in remittance: Hundi at play again

Remittance inflow fell in 11 months of the current fiscal year mainly because a large number of migrants switched to informal channels like hundi from formal ones for sending money, say experts.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

‘Accreditation essential for sustainable economic growth’

Bangladesh should ensure accreditation for local products to increase export earnings, reduce cost and time and implement the Sustainable Development Goals, speakers at a seminar said today.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Remittance: No need to submit papers to get incentive

Bangladesh Bank yesterday relaxed the rules related to a 2.5 per cent cash bonus offered as an incentive to remitters if they send money home through official channels.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

2 months' remittance enough to clear foreign debts: Finance Minister

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today said there is nothing to worry about Bangladesh's foreign debt as the annual repayment amount is equivalent to only two months' remittance income of the country.

May 13, 2022
May 13, 2022

Bangladesh 7th highest remittance recipient: World Bank

Bangladesh has retained its position as the recipient of the seventh highest amount of money transferred by migrant workers among 10 top recipient nations in 2021.

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

Use legal channel instead of hundi to send remittance: experts

The government high-ups and the top commercial bankers today urged expatriate Bangladeshis to send their money through the legal channel instead of using hundi – an illegal cross-border money transfer network.

October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018

Male migrants' remittance drops 11pc

Annual per capita remittance from the male migrants has fallen by 11 percent in 2017 compared to that in 2014, says a new study.

April 2, 2018
April 2, 2018

Remittance surge continues in March

The surge of remittance continues for three straight months into March after a two-year slump for what is being described as depreciation of the Taka against Dollar.

January 10, 2018
January 10, 2018

12 lakh migrant workers to be sent in 2018: Minister

The government is planning to send 12 lakh migrant workers abroad this year, Minister for Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Nurul Islam says.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Why so many return dead?

Afzal Hossain of Noakhali had gone to Saudi Arabia for job, spending Tk 6 lakh.