Honduras: Remittances Increase 6% up to April 2019

In the first four months of this year, the country received $1.698 million in family remittances, 6.4% more than in the same period of 2018.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Figures from the Central Bank of Honduras show that from January to April of this year the country received family remittances of $1.698 million, a figure that is $103 million higher than the $1.595 registered in the first four months of 2018.

Laprensa.hn reports that "... In the same period of 2017-2018 it showed an increase of $123.7 million dollars going from $1,407.9 to $1,531.6 million, equivalent to 8.9%.."

The article adds that for this year it is estimated that "... remittances can grow between 3.5% and 5.5%, which would be less than last year when the increase reached 10.6%."

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In the first five months of this year, the country received $2.346 million in family remittances, 9.6% more than in the same period in 2018.

Figures from the Central Bank of Honduras show that between January and May 2018 and the same period this year the flow of family remittances grew by $206 million, from $2.140 million to $2.346 million.

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May 2019

During the first four months of 2019, family remittances totaled $3.070 million, 10% more than the same period last year, growth that is higher than the 8% reported from January to April 2018.

The latest figures from the Bank of Guatemala show that in April 2019 the country received $865 million in remittances, 12% more than the $770 million recorded in the same month in 2018.

Honduras: Remittances Up 12% by February 2019

March 2019

In the first two months of 2019, the country received $776 million in family remittances, an amount 12% higher than that reported in the same period of the previous year.

According to figures from the Central Bank of Honduras, during the first two months of this year the country received family remittances of $776 million, a figure that is $85 million higher than the $691 registered in the first two months of 2018.

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March 2019

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