Remittances have become an important souce of foreign funds for many countries. It has also helped reduce poverty and improve access to health and education. Globally, India is the largest remittance-receiving country, with an estimated $69 billion in 2015. It is followed by the People's Republic of China ($64 billion), and the Philippines ($28 billion). These countries, along with other remittance-receiving countries, face several obstacles. These include money transfer costs and weak or insufficeint e-payment infrastructure.
Remittances: Experiences & Lessons from the AFI Network
18 January 2017
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Social Development and Protection,
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