Fiji Time: 6:01 AM on Wednesday 27 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Remittances total $309.4m

GERLADINE PANAPASA
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Update: 12:39PM GIFTS and contributions from abroad were major sources of remittances to Fiji last year, says central bank deputy governor Inia Naiyaga.

He said they projected to receive about $309.4million from inward personal remittances for 2013.

Cumulative to October last year, remittances were $270.6m, around 6.9 per cent higher than the same period in 2012, he said.

Mr Naiyaga said the gifts and contributions were from former citizens, friends, family and Fiji citizens working abroad such as peacekeepers, nurses, caregivers and sportsmen among others.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64140.6224
JPY 52.010249.0102
GBP 0.36840.3604
EUR 0.44140.4294
NZD 0.70020.6672
AUD 0.65280.6278
USD 0.48740.4704

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 26th July 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Fitter and faster
  2. Tourist fined $400 for apples
  3. Student jumps from school building
  4. Alarm over 'illegal' property purchases
  5. Chasing Olympic Games history
  6. Two Fijians in Canada squad
  7. Vocea: No jobs lost
  8. Probe into deaths continue
  9. Villagers wary of environmental damage
  10. $2m to ease burden

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sami's best try Saturday (23 Jul)
  2. Nakarawa steps up to meet Ryan's demands Wednesday (20 Jul)
  3. Nadro loses points Wednesday (20 Jul)
  4. Radio announcer in court Saturday (23 Jul)
  5. Fitter and faster Tuesday (26 Jul)
  6. Tourist fined $400 for apples Tuesday (26 Jul)
  7. Black money Monday (25 Jul)
  8. 7s special Thursday (21 Jul)
  9. Allegiance switch Sunday (24 Jul)
  10. Reaction from 7s players Monday (25 Jul)