July 16: Nepal has received Rs 870.94 billion in remittance in the first 11 months of the last fiscal year.
Remittance inflow increased by 12.6 per cent to Rs 642.14 billion in the review period compared to 3.2 per cent in the corresponding period of the previous year, according to the Current Macroeconomic and Financial Situation report of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB).
In terms of the USD, remittance inflow increased by 10.4 per cent to USD 7.39 billion in the review period.
The central bank said that the number of Nepali workers obtaining re-approval for foreign employment decreased by 47.1 per cent in the review period. It had decreased by 31.1 per cent in the same period of the previous year.
The net transfer in the review period increased by 11.4 per cent and reached Rs 971 billion. This transfer had dropped by 3.9 per cent in the corresponding period of the previous year.