Tuesday, 13 December 2011 16:40
KARACHI: Overseas Pakistani workers remitted an amount of $ 5,239.99 million in the first five months (July-November 2011) of the current fiscal year 2011-12 (FY12), showing an impressive growth of 18.33 percent or $ 811.69 million when compared with $ 4,428.30 million received during the same period of last fiscal year.
According to SBP here Tuesday, remittances received from all countries of the world showed growth during the first five months of current fiscal year.
The inflow of remittances in July-November, 2011 from Saudi Arabia, UAE, USA, GCC countries (including Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman), UK, and EU countries amounted to $ 1,364.36 million, $ 1,167.25 million, $ 975.12 million, $ 600.04 million, $ 594.30 million and $ 160.26 million respectively as compared with the inflow of $ 935.76 million, $ 1,045.32 million, $ 841.32 million, $ 530.30 million, $ 496.09 million and $ 147.57 million respectively in July-November 2010.
Remittances received from ...