Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration, Remittances & Development program at the Inter-American Dialogue, presented at the International Money Transfer and Payments Conference.
The September 2019 Newsletter of the Remittance Industry Observatory looks at Nigeria, a country with a complex history of migration and some of the largest remittance flows in Africa and presents a summary of a recent Congressional Hearing on Facebook’s proposed mobile wallet, Calibra.
In its fourth edition, the Remittances Scorecard ranks 30 companies working in 11 Latin American and Caribbean countries. It evaluates them across 12 indicators to assess their performance and competition in the money transfer industry.
It has become increasingly difficult for remittance companies to access banking services. This memo analyzes current trends in bank account closures and discusses their implications for family remittances.