Cross-border Remittances: Promoting Low-cost Remittance Channels

Event: 7th ADB-ADBI-OECD-ILO Roundtable on Labor Migration: Increasing the Positive Impact of Migration Through Finance and Technology

Cross-border Remittances: Promoting Low-cost Remittance Channels

18 January 2017
Author / Speaker: 
Isaku Endo, World Bank Group - Other materials by the author

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Remittances have become larger than official development assistance. They are also more stable than capital flows. This presentation shares the top recipients of remittances worldwide and the trends in international remiitances costs. It also discusses the challenges  experienced by some countries in maximizing the potential and use of remittances. 

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