February Remittances Up 3.4%

Remittances reached $2.17 billion last February, up 3.4 percent from $2.1 billion a year ago, although year-on-year growth was slower that last year’s 8.4 percent and the previous month’s 8.6 percent. For the first two months of the year, remittances amounted to $4.34 billion, 5.9-percent higher than the $4.1 billion during the first two months of last year. For 2017, the government has projected a 4-percent growth…

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