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Remittances rise 1.5 per cent in 2015

By Petra - Jan 24,2016 - Last updated at Jan 24,2016

AMMAN — Remittances of Jordanian expatriates stood at $3.798 billion in the year 2015, 1.5 per cent higher than the $3.743 billion in 2014, the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) announced Sunday.

These remittances, in addition to the tourism revenues, contribute to boosting foreign currency reserves and improving the current account of the Kingdom, the CBJ said.

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