CAIRO- Egyptian workers' remittances rose by $1.3 billion to $8 billion in the July-September quarter, the central bank said on Monday.

In September, remittances rose to $2.7 billion from $2.3 billion in September 2019, the bank said in a statement.

(Reporting by Ulf Laessing and Nafisa ElTahir; Editing by Jon Boyle) ((; Reuters Messaging: follow me on twitter @ulflaessing))