For the eight months of 2018, the inflow of remittances to Kyrgyzstan amounted to $ 1,744.2 billion. The National Bank of Kyrgyzstan reported.
Compared to the same period of 2017, the volume of transfers increased by $ 163.4 million. More than 90 percent were remittances from Russia — $ 1,712.3 billion. The United States take the second place with $ 16.8 million.
In August 2018, migrants have transferred $ 236 million to Kyrgyzstan that is $ 43.4 million less than a month earlier.
For the first eight months of 2018, about $ 336.2 million were transferred from Kyrgyzstan to other countries.
The net inflow of remittances to the republic in January-August 2018 amounted to $ 1,408.3 billion.