remittances sent to Azerbaijan from Russia

83.6% of remittances sent to Azerbaijan from Russia Baku, Fineko/abc.az. The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has published a report on  “Sending Money Home: European flows and markets”. According to the report, last year migrant workers living in Europe sent home US$109.4 billion in remittances, providing a lifeline to more than 150 million people around the world.

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BUX inches up in final trades

Supported by MOL on rising fuel prices, the Budapest parquet edged up in very final trades after inching down for a fourth previously as investors all over Europe waited for clues on US interest rates from the Fed later in the evening, and ahead a meeting on Thursday of European finance ministers on Greece with little prospect of a breakthrough.

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Migrants send home $7.5 billion to Ukraine from Europe in 2014

Ukraine has become a leader in receiving money from its citizens living and working in Europe, according to the latest report “Sending Money Home: European flows and markets,” according to a report based on World Bank data. TheInternational Fund for Agricultural Developmentreport, publishedon June 15, showsthat migrants who live in Europe sent back to their home countries$109.4 billion in remittances last year.

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Italy’s immigrants send billions back home

Italy’s much maligned migrants are providing a crucial lifeline to families and friends in third world countries by sending home billions of euros, new figures show. Kumar Rakesh is an immigrant who has been living in Italy since 2000, and runs an internet cafè in Rome. Every month he sends money back to his family in the Punjab region of India, near Pakistan.

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Europe’s migrants remit $110bn in 2014 –IFAD

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), disclosed in a report published in Rome, that the Europe’s 50-million-strong migrant population sent home 110 billion dollars in 2014. It stated that the funds constituted a critical lifeline for millions of individual households, helping families raise their living standards above subsistence and vulnerability levels.

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FIDA: Les marocains d’Espagne ont transféré 1,7 milliard de dollars vers le Maroc en 2014

Madrid : Les marocains sont la communauté étrangère en Espagne qui a envoyé le plus d’argent à son pays. Ils arrivent premiers devant les chinois et les équatoriens.En effet, le FIDA – Fonds international de développement agricole, banque onusienne d’aide au développement agricole et rural dans les pays en développement, a publié aujourd’hui lundi, un rapport sur les paiements réguliers que les travailleurs migrants envoient à leurs familles dans leurs pays d’origine.

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EthicPhone, la première application de paiement mobile pour la diaspora africaine en France

L’expérimentation durera six mois et sauf grosse suprise, elle débouchera sur la création d’une application pour smartphone qui promet de bouleverser le marché des transferts financiers des migrants. L’initiative en revient à un entrepreneur d’origine ivoirienne Mouhamed Diakité, qui a choisi de faire naître son projet au sein de l’incubateur Nord/Sud Bond’innov à Bondy (Seine-Saint-Denis).

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