Guatemala: Remittances Continue to Rise  

In July, the country received $707 million in remittances, accumulating a total of $5.4 billion so far this year, up 16% from the same period in 2016.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Figures from the Bank of Guatemala show that in July last year the country received $619 million in remittances, while in July this year the figure rose to $707 million.

In the first seven months of the year, total remittances sent mostly by Guatemalans residing abroad totaled $5.4 billion, with the highest value being recorded in May, of $747 million.

See statistics from Banco de Guatemala. (In Spanish)

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Nicaragua: Remittances Up 8% in July 2018

August 2018

In the first seven months of the year, the country received $849 million in the form of remittances sent from abroad, registering an increase of 8% compared to the same period in 2017.

The Central Bank of Nicaragua reported that remittances totaled 124.4 million dollars in July (US $122.4 million in July 2017), which meant a year-on-year variation of 1.6%.

Guatemala: Non Stop Growth in Remittances

December 2017

Between January and November, the flow of remittances that came into the country amounted to $7.472 billion, registering an increase of 15% compared to the same period in 2016.

Figures from the Banco de Guatemala detail in November of last year alone the country received $600 million in remittances, while in the same month of this year the figure rose to $646 million. 

Nicaragua: Remittances Up 6% in 2016

February 2017

During the past year, shipments of remittances to the country totaled $1.264 billion, 6% more than were received in 2015.

Figures from the Central Bank of Nicaragua show that in 2016 the country received $71 million more in remittances than the previous year.

El Salvador: $4.28 billion in Remittances in 2015

January 2016

In 2015 the country received $4,279.7 million in remittances, 3% more than in the previous year.

From a statement issued by the Central Bank:

In the month of December alone, El Salvador received $423 million in remittances, ie 4.8% more than in the same month in 2014.

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