Remittances to Belarus from abroad decreased by 20%
Remittances to Belarus via international payment systems accounted for more than 82.8 million dollars in the equivalent in the second quarter of 2018.
This is 18.2% less than in the second quarter of last year when the total amount of transfers amounted to 101.2 million dollars. At the same time, transfers from Belarus increased by 11.7% from 40.3 to 45 million dollars.
The average amount of received remittances was 282.82 dollars, sent abroad - 368.87 dollars.
In 2017, the number of personal transfers received by Belarusians from abroad increased by 21.8%. In total, Belarusians received 1,055 billion dollars from abroad last year. The number of transfers abroad grew by 5% last year to $ 116.7 million.