Más facilidades para el envío de remesas

La mitad de la población mundial no utiliza servicios financieros ni para ahorrar, ni para financiarse; de manera que, no debería sorprendernos que en 2014 los envíos de dinero a países en desarrollo ascendieran a más de 420.000 millones de dólares. Según el Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola (FIDA) en 2014 se enviaron hacia y dentro de África más de 60.000 millones de dólares, lo que representa más del 5% del PIB para 12 países del continente africano.

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WorldRemit Expands Instant Money Transfers in Nigeria

WorldRemit, the global money transfer app, today introduces instant transfers to Nigeria. In addition to its same-day bank transfer service, WorldRemit now allows people to send money to more than 140 cash pickup locations in Nigeria, instantly.People in more than 50 countries can use the app to send to Nigeria. Recipients can collect money instantly from 140 branches of Skye Bank.

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In Cuba, Cash Trickles In for Budding Capitalists

U.S. citizens still aren’t allowed to invest in Cuba, but American cash has been nurturing the Communist-ruled island’s nascent capitalists, a few dollars at a time.The Obama administration removed U.S. limits on money transfers to the island in September, encouraging the use of person-to-person remittances to support private businesses on the island.Cubans such as retired teacher Rafaela Suarez are the beneficiaries.

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