Over the month, the volume of remittances to Kyrgyzstan decreased by $ 17 million and amounted to $ 138.6 million. The National Bank of Kyrgyzstan presented such data.
It was noted that in April, $ 170.7 million have been transferred to Kyrgyzstan. In March, this figure was much more significant — $ 191 million. In total, since the beginning of the year, migrants have transferred $ 615.1 million to Kyrgyzstan.
At the same time, the volume of transfers from Kyrgyzstan amounted to $ 119.5 million. In April alone, $ 32.1 million was sent to other countries.
The net inflow of remittances to Kyrgyzstan in the first four months of 2017 is estimated at $495.7 million.
At the same time, Russia accounts for the main part of transfers. At least $ 137.2 million was sent from there to Kyrgyzstan.