Remittances can give migrants a better chance at home

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More numerous by the day, people continue to risk their lives to reach more promising lands. It is estimated that this year more than 30,000 could lose their lives crossing the Mediterranean Sea alone. Many are escaping from wars and violence; many more are fleeing from poverty and misery.

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UN: Migrants in Europe sent home $109 billion last year

A U.N. report has found that migrants in Europe sent home $109.4 billion in remittances last year, most of it going to poorer European countries.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development said Monday that migrant workers in Russia sent home the most in 2014 at $20.6 billion, followed by workers in Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. Top receiving countries were Ukraine, Poland and Romania, though workers also sent $7.4 billion to Nigeria, $6.3 billion to China and $6.2 billion to Morocco.

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International UN: Migrants in Europe Sent Home $109 Billion Last Year

A U.N. report has found that migrants in Europe sent home $109.4 billion in remittances last year, most of it going to poorer European countries.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development said Monday that migrant workers in Russia sent home the most in 2014 at $20.6 billion, followed by workers in Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. Top receiving countries were Ukraine, Poland and Romania, though workers also sent $7.4 billion to Nigeria, $6.3 billion to China and $6.2 billion to Morocco.

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UN: Migrants in Europe sent home $109 billion last year

A U.N. report has found that migrants in Europe sent home $109.4 billion in remittances last year, most of it going to poorer European countries.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development said Monday that migrant workers in Russia sent home the most in 2014 at $20.6 billion, followed by workers in Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. Top receiving countries were Ukraine, Poland and Romania, though workers also sent $7.4 billion to Nigeria, $6.3 billion to China and $6.2 billion to Morocco.

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Chinese migrants in Europe sent home US$6.3b

Source: The Standard
Chinese migrants in Europe sent home US$6.3 billion, a UN report reveals, noting that China was among the leading countries receiving remittances last year.
The UN report said migrants in Europe sent home a total US$109.4 billion in remittances last year, most of it going to poorer European countries.

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