Pakistan received $ 11 billion from overseas Pakistanis. Overseas Pakistanis remitted $ 11394.91 million during the first half (July-December) of FY20, while remittances were $ 11030.01 million during the same period last year, thus remittances to 3.31 percent growth.
According to the report, workers’ remittances during December 2019 were $ 2097.23 million, up 15.25 percent over June 2019 and 20 percent higher than December 2018.
The country specifications for December 2019 show that Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, the United Kingdom, the Gulf Cooperation Council countries (including Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and Oman) and the European Union countries were $ 472.94 million, 427.56 respectively. $ 35 million, $ 357.45 million, $ 324.57 million, $ 205.73 million, and $ 56.42 million were shipped to Pakistan.
The receipts from these countries in December 2018 were $ 414.59 million, $ 351.19 million, $ 276.29 million, $ 267.79 million, $ 174.42 million and $ 47.48 million, respectively.
In December 2019, remittances from Malaysia, Norway, Switzerland, Australia, Canada, Japan, and other countries totaled $ 252.56 million as compared to $ 216.35 million in December 2018. News report on Pakistan received $ 11 billion from overseas Pakistanis.