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El Salvador receives 7.9 percent increase in remittances from emigrants

Friday, March 11, 2011


Remittances sent by emigrants from El Salvador amounted to $545 million in the first two months of this year, a 7.9 percent increase on the same period of last year.

In February, the emigrants sent $286 million, an increase of $16.8 million year-on-year.

Unemployment in the United States has dropped during the last quarter.

 

Original source (in Spanish): Efe