Monthly Archives: April 2020

Coronavirus pandemic hits Bangladesh remittance stream hard

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted diaspora remittance by Bangladeshi abroad with hundreds of thousands of migrant workers returning home and most of the rest struggling to cope up with lockdowns in large parts of the world. The sharp reduction in remittance is likely to add to the economic strain. In March, the expatriate workers sent home around $1.29 billion, which is the lowest in 15 months and 12.84 percent less than February. The year-on-year

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