Record-breaking remittance influx in Bangladesh

The Daily Star  May 12, 2021
Star Connects

Going against all national and international predictions, Bangladesh has seen unprecedented inflow of remittance throughout this ongoing pandemic — surpassing the $20-billion mark in the first 10 months of this fiscal year.

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This unanticipated phenomenon has revealed the complexity of migrant workers’ lives and actions. It is now high time that this major economic force should be considered beyond just numbers and statistics.

Today on Star Connects, The Daily Star journalist Ananta Yusuf discusses this unusual influx of remittance and the human force behind it with freelance journalist and migration expert Shariful Hasan.


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