SENDING MONEY HOME
Remittances from Qatar increased by Sources: Qatar Central Bank, Qatar Statistics Authority, World Bank
8.34% in 2013 to
QR40.55 billion ($11.14 billion) and totalled 5.48% of nominal GDP, with some of the top receiving countries being India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Largest remittances from the region last year were sent from Saudi Arabia
QR127.37 billion ($34.98 billion), followed by Kuwait
QR55.49 billion ($15.24 billion).