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Likely steps to keep remittances flowing

Likely steps to keep remittances flowing

According to a recent World Bank report, remittances to low and middle-income countries are projected to fall by nearly 20 percent. In order to prevent further damage, the government must do everything to keep remittances flowing in times of COVID-19 …

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Significant amount of remittances in July

Significant amount of remittances in July

International experts revealed that falling remittances may affect sovereign ratings by external finances and economic growth. Remittances are a key source of foreign currency receipts. As a consequence, lower remittances would most likely widen current account deficits, contributing to higher …

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Overseas employment

Overseas employment

The Government statistics showed that Pakistan is the 2nd largest manpower/labour exporting country of South Asia. Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment (BE&OE) has recorded greater than 11.11 million emigrants for employment abroad. Statistics also showed that during 2019, the …

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Betterment of remittances into Pakistan

Betterment of remittances into Pakistan

Statistics showed that during November 2019, overseas Pakistani workers sent $1.81 billion as 9.35 percent higher remittances, which helped improve the country’s ability to make import payments and repay foreign debt. In the same month of the previous year, remittances …

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Remittances comeback

Remittances comeback

According to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Pakistan’s remittances from overseas workers were increased 24 percent to $2.039 billion in the first month of FY2019-2020 from $1.645 billion in the last month. However, statistics also showed that July remittances …

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