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OFW cash remittances start 2018 strong at $2.37 billion

Mar 15, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Cash remittances or those channeled through banks are up 9.7% from January last year, while personal remittances are also up by 10.8% to $2.65 billion

PH remittances beat gov't target, hit record in 2017

Feb 15, 2018 - 6:25 PM

Cash remittances of overseas Filipinos grow by 4.3% to $28.06 billion, while personal remittances grow by 5.3% to $31.29 billion, surpassing the government target of 4%

Philippine remittances for November 2017 grow by only 2%

Jan 15, 2018 - 8:25 PM

The slowdown in growth could be traced to base effects, as the Philippines recorded an 'unusually high' growth in remittances in November 2016

Remittances drop by 8.3% in September amid Saudi repatriation

Nov 15, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Despite this, total cash remittances for January to September 2017 are still up 3.8% to $20.78 billion

PH remittances for August rise fastest in 5 months

Oct 16, 2017 - 2:50 PM

Cash remittances – money sent through banks and transfer agents – grow by 7.8% to $2.5 billion in August 2017

OFW cash remittances rebound to hit $2.31B in May

Jul 17, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Total cash remittances are up 4 5 for the first 5 months of the year totaling 11 346 billion

OFW cash remittances at 15-month low in April

Jun 15, 2017 - 6:20 PM

This is the lowest level cash remittances have totaled since registering 1 997 billion in January 2016

OFW cash remittances up 10.7% in March

May 15, 2017 - 11:20 PM

Total cash remittance flows for the 1st quarter of 2017 reach 6 953 billion up 7 7

OFW cash remittances hit $2.169B in February

Apr 17, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Remittance flows for the first two months of the year stand at 4 338 billion up by 5 9 compared to the same period last year

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OFW cash remittances hit $2.169B to start off 2017

Mar 15, 2017 - 8:40 PM

The amount is up 8 6 year on year but down from the Christmas driven 2 559 billion seen in December 2016

OFW remittances beat expectations in 2016 to hit $29.7B

Feb 15, 2017 - 9:10 PM

Data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas show that remittances from the Middle East were the biggest gainer increasing by 12 7

OFW remittances hit $2.7 billion in March 2016

May 16, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Meanwhile remittances for the first quarter of the year reach 7 2 billion – higher than the same period last year

OFW remittances grow, hit $2.3B in February

Apr 15, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Remittance flow is higher by 6 1 so far in 2016 says the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

OFW remittances in December hit record high at $2.7B

Feb 20, 2016 - 10:30 AM

Although potential layoffs threaten the Saudi labor market OFW remittances last December surge by 4 9

RECORD HIGH. The continued deployment of skilled OFWs remains a key factor to the growth in remittance inflows, BSP says

Remittances hit $12.08B, highest in June

Aug 17, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Cash sent home by overseas Filipinos in June grew 6 1 to 2 18 billion – the highest since December when Filipinos abroad sent home 2 32 billion to their families

Nov remittances reach record $2.286B

Jan 15, 2014 - 5:25 PM

Remittances continue to grow on the back of sustained deployment of Filipino workers abroad

STEADY.Personal remittances from overseas Filipino workers hit the $2-billion mark for the 8th straight month in November. Photo by AFP

Remittance growth picks up in July

Sep 16, 2013 - 7:53 PM

More Filipinos are deployed for jobs overseas

Remittances grow 6.2% to over $2-B in May

Jul 15, 2013 - 6:07 PM

It was the second straight month that remittances hit the 2 billion mark

STAYING STRONG. Personal remittances from overseas Filipino workers hit $2 billion for the second straight month in May as more Filipinos get jobs overseas. Photo by AFP

Remittances grow 7.6% to $3.7-B in Jan-Feb

Apr 15, 2013 - 6:01 PM

Money sent home by Filipinos abroad continue to grow on the back of high job placements

STRONG START. Personal remittances from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) rise over 7% in January-February 2013. Photo by AFP