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Migrants transfer $ 1.7 billion to Kyrgyzstan since beginning of 2018

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.

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