Georgia, Tbilisi, May 16 / Trend, N.Kirtskhalia /
The volume of money transfers received by Georgia in April amounted to $90.1 million, which is or $15.4 million, or 20.6 percent more than the same period of last year, the Georgian National Bank said.
According to information, during this period, the volume of remittances grew from Russia (by 6.8 million), Kazakhstan (by 3.1 million), Italy (by 2.5 million), as well as for several other countries.
Some 90.5 percent of total money transfers from abroad fall on those 10 big donor countries, from which the volume of such transfers exceeded one million dollars in April. In April 2010 the share of these 10 countries constituted 91.8 percent of the total volume of money transfers.
In April 2011, $6.1 million were transferred from Georgia, instead of $6.5 million in April 2010.