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Bangladesh Automated Clearing House (BACH)

Bangladesh Automated Clearing House (BACH): BACH, the first ever electronic clearing house of Bangladesh, has two components - the Automated Cheque Processing System (ACPS) and the Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). Both the systems operate in batch processing mode- transactions received from the banks during the day are processed at a pre-fixed time and settled through a single multilateral netting figure on each individual bank's respective books maintained with the Bangladesh Bank. A state-of-the-art Data Center (DC) and a Disaster Recovery Site (DRS) have been established comprising of most modern software and hardware for dealing with the operations of BACH. A Virtual Private Network (VPN) has been created between the participating commercial banks and Data Center (DC) & Disaster Recovery Site (DRS) for communicating necessary information related to BACH. Digital Certificate has been formulated for the first time in Bangladesh for secured data communication.

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Statistics of Transaction Processed During January, 2020 to April, 2020


1. BACPS (High Value)
Month Name Total Item Processed Total Amount Avg. Item Processed per day Avg. Transaction Size
1Jan215,0021,302,725,249,9999,7736,059,131
2Feb194,2891,144,127,183,7609,7145,888,790
3Mar186,7311,201,570,182,7279,3376,434,765
4Apr54,697602,922,223,4952,60511,022,949

2. BACPS (Regular Value)
Month Name Total Item Processed Total Amount Avg. Item Processed per day Avg. Transaction Size
Jan1,834,327787,692,746,18383,379429,418
Feb1,686,643715,569,218,30784,332424,256
Mar1,595,199694,573,910,88379,760435,415
Apr388,044342,372,133,07518,478882,302

3. BEFTN
Month Name Total Item Processed Total Amount Avg. Item Processed per day Avg. Transaction Size
Jan4,554,655205,584,553,973207,03045,137
Feb3,919,532193,759,360,744195,97749,434
Mar4,214,811189,264,127,534210,74144,905
Apr4,432,042328,152,071,566211,05074,041