Peru received $2.7 bn in remittances during 2013

Last year Peru received $2.7 billion in remittances, a figure that represents a 2.9 percent drop compared with 2012, the central reserve bank said in a report to which Efe had access Monday.

In the fourth quarter of 2013, the money sent home by Peruvian emigrants totaled $708 million, some $8.5 million less than in the same period of 2012, according to the report.

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