Wires to Guatemala Up 8%
Income received in the month of September totaled $ 359.3 million, 8.19% higher over the same period of 2009.
Thursday, October 7, 2010
The Bank of Guatemala (Banguat) indicated that the income from foreing wires between January and September totaled $ 3.107 million.
In 2011 remittances grew by 5% compared to 2010; so far 2012 the amounts have already exceed those from the same period in 2009, making up 10%-11% of Guatemala's GDP.
The reported monthly income of $415.3 million is the highest in the country's history.
The record, $451.5 million, represents an 8.7% increase compared to May 2011.
Remittances from January to August were $3.2 billion, 9.87% more than the $2.9 billion sent during the first 8 months of 2011.
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