Agent banking accounts go past 1.0m mark

Published: November 08, 2017 22:32:33 | Updated: November 13, 2017 00:37:54


Banks in the country are gradually expanding agent banking activities across the country as the number of accounts has already crossed 1.0 millon.

According to the Bangladesh Bank (BB) quarterly data (July to September), the number of accounts with the agents increased to 1038,242 from 872,865 in the April-June quarter of 2017.

A BSS report says the number of agents during the July-September period increased to 2,015 from 1,847 in the April - June quarter and the number of bank agent outlets also rose to 3,565 from 3,242 in the same quarter.

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