Guatemala: Remittances Up 12% in August 2018

In the first eight months of the year, income from family remittances totaled $6.077 billion, exceeding by 12% the amount reported in the same period in 2017.

Friday, September 7, 2018

n dir="ltr">The most recent figures from Banco de Guatemala show that in August 2018 the country received $860 million in the form of remittances, an amount that exceeds by 22% the $708 million registered in the same month in 2017. 

Between the first eight months of 2011 and the same period in 2018, remittances revenues practically doubled, since the figures went up from $2.934 billion in 2011 to $6.078 billion in 2018. 

The increase of 12% registered in January to August of this year with respect to the same period in 2017, represents a slowdown in the growth of the flow of remittances, given that for the first seven months of 2016 and 2017 growths of 15% and 16%, were reported respectively. 

The income for the eighth month of this year totaled $860 million, an amount that exceeded the average value of remittances received during the months of August in the last five years, since the flow reached an average of $558 million.

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