Egypt workers' remittances rose to $8bln in the July-September quarter

In September, remittances rose to $2.7bln from $2.3bln in September 2019

  
An employee counts Egyptian pounds in a foreign exchange office in central Cairo, Egypt, November 3, 2016. Image used for illustrative purpose.

An employee counts Egyptian pounds in a foreign exchange office in central Cairo, Egypt, November 3, 2016. Image used for illustrative purpose.

REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

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) ((Ulf.Laessing@thomsonreuters.com; Reuters Messaging: follow me on twitter @ulflaessing))

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