Dilip Ratha

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Name: Dilip Ratha
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Remittances: Funds for the folks back home

For many countries, money transfers from citizens working abroad are a lifeline for developmentWhen migrants send home part of their earnings in the form of either cash or goods to support their families, these transfers are known as workers’ or migrant ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

WESTERN UNION : Remittance rip-offs

(IRIN) - All over the world migrant workers are sending money home to their families. The money pays hospital bills and school fees, buys land, builds houses and sets up small businesses. The cash goes from the US back to Mexico , from the Gulf back to ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Is Facebook aiming to be an e-money institution?

Facebook may soon allow users across the world to move currency - and we're not talking about bitcoins.The social-media giant reportedly is targeting remittances - the hundreds of billions of dollars that immigrants send to their home countries each ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

World Bank Predicts 7.8% Growth in Remittances to Developing Economies in 2014

World Bank• Nigeria is largest recipient in sub-Saharan Africa with $21bn in 2013By Steve Omanufeme in Washington DCThe World Bank Group has predicted that remittance flow to developing countries will rise 7.8 per cent to $436 billion in 2014 from the ... [Published This Day Online - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

India tops global remittances at $70 billion

WASHINGTONIndia received foreign exchange remittances worth $70 billion in 2013 from its migratory workforce to retain the top spot in the world amid a broad slowdown caused by regulatory hindrances on both movement of people and capital.China ($60 billion), ... [Published Pakistan Today - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 4 reports

India received $70 bn in remittances – more than software services exports – amid slowdown

WASHINGTON: India received foreign exchange remittances worth $70 billion in 2013 from its migratory workforce to retain the top spot in the world amid a broad slowdown caused by regulatory hindrances on both movement of people and capital. China ($60 ... [Published Times of India - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Dr Atiur for development of skills of migrant workers

(BSS)- Stressing the need for development of skills of migrant workers for enhancing the inflows of remittances, Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Dr Atiur Rahman said both public and private sectors should focus on skill development of overseas job seekers ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Jan 08 2014 - Updated Jan 08 2014 - 1 reports

Beyond Remittances, Diaspora and Deve...

Washington DC The African diaspora and migrants have for years been instrumental in helping family and friends at home get by, as huge annual remittance flows illustrate, but their contributions beyond remittances could have a significant impact on development, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jan 08 2014]

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"regulators in the u s and europe are not comfortable with international remittances through the internet and mobile phones" Ratha said
"in addition to the large annual flows of remittances, migrants living in high income countries are estimated to hold savings in excess of $500 billion annually. these savings represent a huge pool of funds that developing countries can do much more to tap into" said Dilip Ratha, Manager of the Migration and Remittances Team at the Bank's Development Prospects Group, and an authority on remittances...

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Remittances: Funds for the folks back home [Published Business Day Nigeria - 18 hours ago]
WESTERN UNION : Remittance rip-offs [Published 4 Traders - Apr 22 2014]
World: Remittance rip-offs [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 22 2014]
Is Facebook aiming to be an e-money institution? [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 15 2014]
World Bank Predicts 7.8% Growth in Remittances ... [Published This Day Online - Apr 14 2014]
India tops global remittances at $70 billion [Published Pakistan Today - Apr 12 2014]
Dr Atiur for development of skills of migrant w... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Apr 12 2014]
India received $70 bn in remittances – more tha... [Published Times of India - Apr 12 2014]
WORLD BANK : Remittances to developing countrie... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 11 2014]
India tops global remittances list; received $7... [Published Economic Times - Apr 11 2014]
(EMBARGOED -- For release at 11.30 pm (2330 Hrs)) [Published Business Standard India - Apr 11 2014]
Beyond Remittances, Diaspora and Deve... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jan 08 2014]
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World: Remittance rip-offs [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 22 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Somalia, World LONDON, 22 April 2014 (IRIN) - All over the world migrant workers are sending money home to their families. The money pays hospital bills and school fees, buys land, builds houses and sets up small businesses. The cash ...
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