Economy India retains position as the top remittance receiver, says World Bank Updated : April 23, 2018 02:10 PM IST India was the top remittance recipient followed by China. East Asia and the Pacific saw the biggest inflows. Europe and Central Asia saw the biggest growth last year. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.