June Remittances Up 6.8%

Remittances climbed 6.8 percent to $2.75 billion in June from $2.57 billion in the same month last year, the highest since the record $2.91 billion last March. For the first half, personal remittances grew 5.5 percent to $15.36 billion from $14.57 billion in the same period last year. The bulk or 80 percent, of remittances came from the US, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Japan, United Kingdom, Qatar, Kuwait, Germany, and…

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