Portugal -Figures on emigrant remittances -March 25, 2014

Emigrant remittances advanced 9.6% in 2013 and came in at just over €3 billion for the first time ever according to statistics published by the Bank of Portugal. The central bank reported that France remained the leading source and accounting for €894 million of the total, up annually 5.7%, and remaining well ahead of Switzerland that saw a similar level of increase to take total annual remittances to €738 million.

English: http://www.theportugalnews.com/news/emigrant-remittances-surge-past-3-billion ...

 

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