Guatemala: Remittances Up 9% in I semester 2018

In the first six months of 2018, remittances totaled $4.399 billion, 9% more than the total received in the same period in 2017.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

n dir="ltr">The latest figures from the Banco de Guatemala show that in June 2018 the country received $801 million in the form of remittances, an amount that exceeds by 11% the $724 million registered in the same month in 2017. 

Between the first semester of 2011 and the same period in 2018, revenues from remittances have practically doubled, since the figures went up from $2.175 billion in 2011 to $4.399 billion in 2018. 

The increase of 9% registered in January to May of this year with respect to the same period in 2017, represents a slowdown in the growth of the flow of remittances, as for the first semesters of 2016 and 2017, growth was reported of 19% and 15%, respectively.  

The income for the sixth month of this year totaled $801 million, an amount that exceeded the average value of remittances received during the months of June in the last five years, since the flow reached an average of $555 million. 

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