Nicaragua: Remittances Start the Year on the Rise

In January 2018, the country received a total of $113 million in the form of remittances from abroad, 11% more than in the same month in 2017.

Friday, March 2, 2018

"ltr">The Central Bank of Nicaragua reported that in January 2018 "remittances totaled 112.9 million dollars (US $102.1 million in 2017), presenting a year-on-year growth rate of 10.6 percent with respect to what was observed in 2017."

He added that " ... of the total remittances received in January, 53.3 percent of the flows came from the United States, followed by Costa Rica, with a share of 21.0 percent. "

The year-on-year growth of 11% registered in the first month of this year is lower than the 12% increase reported in January 2017. 

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Nicaragua: Remittances Up 8% in August 2018

September 2018

In the first eight months of the year, the country received $976 million in the form of remittances sent from abroad, registering an increase of 7.6% compared to the same period in 2017.

The Central Bank of Nicaragua reported that remittances totaled $126.7 million in August (US $120.4 million in August 2017), which represents an interannual variation of 5.2 percent.

Guatemala: Remittances Up 9% in I semester 2018

July 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.

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. 

El Salvador: Remittances Up 9% up to May 2018

June 2018

Between January and May, family remittances received by the country totaled $2.228 billion, registering an increase of 8.9% compared to the same period in the previous year.

The Central Reserve Bank reported that " ... El Salvador received US $2.2276 billion in family remittances up to May 2018, an additional US $182.9 million (8.9% more) than the income received under this concept in the same period in the previous year, reported the Central Reserve Bank. In the month of May alone, the country received US $ 493.7 million, with a year-on-year growth of 7.1%. "

Honduras: Remittances Up 10%

May 2018

During the first four months of 2018, remittances received from abroad totaled $1.579 billion, 10% more than was received in the same period in 2017.

According to figures from the Central Bank of Honduras (BCH), between January and May 3, 2018 the country received $1.579 billion in remittances, an amount that exceeds by 10% the $1.433 billion registered in the same period last year.

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