October 2008
Canada & the World Backgrounder;Oct2008, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p31
The article discusses the range of family remittances of migrant workers in 2005. According to the World Bank, migrant workers sent about 170 billion U.S. dollars to their families in their home nations. With that, $45 billion went to low-income countries such as India, and $88 billion to lower-middle-income nations such as China and the Philippines.


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