Georgia received $192.7 million from abroad in September 2020, which is 28.7 per cent more than the amount in September 2019, says the National Bank of Georgia (NBG).
The vast majority (94.7%) of all money transfers from abroad came from 19 countries, with the volume of transfers from these countries each exceeding $1 million last month.
Russia, Italy and the United States were the largest remittance senders in Georgia in September 2020. Georgia received $35.13 million from Russia, $29.21 million from Italy and $22.65 million from the United States.
After Russia, Italy and the United States, other countries regularly sending money transfers to Georgia in September 2020 included:
In September 2020, remittances leaving Georgia totalled $25.1 million, which is a 22.4 per cent increase year-on-year.