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Remittances to El Salvador grow 8 percent

Friday, July 18, 2014

Remittances to El Salvador have grown 8 percent in the first half this year, compared with the same period last year, the central reserve bank said.

From January to July, the Central American country received $2.10 billion, mostly from the United States.

Some 3 million Salvadorans live abroad, of which 2.5 million reside in the United States, according to government data.

Source (in Spanish): Efe