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Vol. 4 Num 218 Mon. January 05, 2004  
   
Business


Remittance sees 7.46pc growth in six months


Remittance saw a 7.46 percent growth in the first six months of the current fiscal year.

The country received $1.57 billion in remittance during the July-December period of 2003-2004, up from $1.46 billion in the corresponding period of the previous year.

During the six months, the highest remittance came in December. Expatriates remitted $285 million to Bangladesh in the month. Bank sources said remittance flow is increasing ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.