Sunday, April 14, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – World Bank data reveal that Haiti ranks 7th in the region as the country receiving the most funds from the diaspora during the 12 months of the year 2018.
The international financial institution reported that these remittances amounted to nearly $ 3 billion, an increase of 9.70% over 2017, and represent 30.7% of the total. GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Haitian
The amount of remittances from the Haitian diaspora was $ 2.3 billion in 2016 and $ 2.7 billion in 2017.
For its part, the Dominican Republic ranks third, behind Guatemala and Mexico, and received 6.7 billion of its diaspora, more than twice as much as Haiti, However, this figure represents only 8.4% of GDP Dominican Republic.
During the first five months of fiscal year 2019, transfers Current receipts from abroad rose 7.07 percent year-on-year to US $ 999.78 million, the Bank of the Republic of Haiti reported.