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El Salvador earns 2.7 percent more in remittances from emigrants

Monday, September 13, 2010


Remittances sent by El Salvador’s emigrants to their families at home grew by 2.7 percent year-on-year from January through August.
 
Over the period, remittances amounted to $2.37 billion.
 
Remittances in recent years have amounted to some 18 percent of the gross domestic product of El Salvador.
 
Original source (in Spanish): Efe