Bangladeshi expatriates sent home US$1,127.36 million as remittance in September of the current fiscal 2018-19, according to Bangladesh Bank (BB) data.
In September this fiscal, six state-owned commercial banks- Agrani, Janata, Rupali, Sonali, Basic and BDBL- received $289.67 million while one state-owned specialised bank, Bangladesh Krishi Bank, received $12.82 million.
Of the state-owned banks, Agrani Bank received $113.18 million, Janata Bank $69.19 million, Rupali Bank $25.31 million, Sonali Bank $81.92 million and Basic Bank $0.07 million.
Besides, the expatriates have sent $814.08 million through private commercial banks. Among the private commercial banks, Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) received the highest amount of $226.45 million as Dutch-Bangla Bank (DBBL) received $58.78 million.
On the other hand, the expatriates have sent $10.79 million through the foreign commercial banks.