What is the total remittances received by the Philippines each year?

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What is the total remittances received by the Philippines each year?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 15:09
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In 2009, overseas Filipino

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 15:11

In 2009, overseas Filipino workers of OFWs sent a total of $17.348 billion in remittances to their families in the Philippines. This translates to about P800 billion in peso terms. Remittances rose 6.9 percent to $9.062 billion in the first six months of 2010 and are projected to hit over $18 billion for the whole year.