According to results of 11 months of 2016, the volume of remittances to Kyrgyzstan amounted to $ 1, 834.74 billion soms. This is almost a half of the public debt of the country, National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.
Compared to the same period of 2015, the volume of remittances increased by 18.6 percent. In November 2016, the inflow of remittances amounted to $ 174.5 million - 35 percent more than in November 2015.
Most of the money comes to Kyrgyzstan from Russia: in November 2016 - $ 171.1 million. Revenues increased by 37.3 percent.
In just 11 months of 2016, migrants from Russia have transferred $ 1, 786.2 billion, which is 19.8 percent more than in 2015.