Remittances in Guatemala: Up 8% up to April 2018

During the first four months of 2018, remittances totaled $2,789 million, 8% more than the total received in the same period in 2017.

Monday, May 7, 2018

n dir="ltr">According to figures from the Banco de Guatemala, in April 2018 the country received $770 million in remittances, an amount that is 20% more than the $640 million registered in the same month in 2017. 

Between the first four months of the years 2011 and 2018 the registered remittance revenues have practically doubled, since the figures went up from $1.343 billion in 2011 to $2.789 billion in 2018. 

The income for the fourth month of this year totaled $770 million, an amount that exceeded the average value of remittances received during the months of April of the last five years, since the flow reaches an average of $626 million. 

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