4 edition of Food and feed prospects to 2020 in the West Asia/North Africa region found in the catalog.
Published 1995 by Administrator in International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas
|Statement||International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas|
|Publishers||International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 54 p. :|
|Number of Pages||92|
|2||ICARDA social science papers -- 2|
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Sending money from Japan to Brazil is also expensive 11. However, remittance flows fell for East Asia and the Pacific 7. 1 percent to 1 percent. 5 percent due to a moderation of growth in high-income economies and a further expected drop in migration to the GCC countries. Given its growing significance as a source of external financing for low- and middle-income countries, there is a need for better collection of data on remittances, in terms of frequency, timely reporting, and granularity by corridor and channel.
Within the region, the differences in costs across corridors are substantial: the highest costs for sending remittances were from Turkey to Bulgaria, while the lowest costs for sending remittances were from Russia to Georgia.
The economic crisis of 2020 was not unprecedented compared to the past crises of 2009 and 2015, which saw remittances to the region fall by 11 and 15 percent, respectively. The financing builds on the broaderwhich is helping more than 100 countries strengthen health systems, support the poorest households, and create supportive conditions to maintain livelihoods and jobs for those hit hardest.
Remittances to Sub-Saharan Africa declined by an estimated 12.
Excluding flows to Nigeria, remittances to Sub-Saharan Africa increased by 2. For 2021, a modest growth of about 2. Remittance flows to the Middle East and North Africa region rose by 2.
In contrast, other economies in the region experienced losses in 2020, with Djibouti, Lebanon, Iraq, and Jordan posting double-digit declines. Russia remained the lowest-cost sender of remittances globally, with the cost of remitting from the country falling from 2. Remittances to Europe and Central Asia fell by about 9.
On the other hand, the weaker economic situation in Spain negatively affected remittance flows to Bolivia -16 percentParaguay -12. 9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020, the lowest among all the regions. Costs vary greatly across corridors: the cost of sending money from high-income countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development to Lebanon remained very high, mostly in the double digits.
The shift from informal to formal channels due to the closure of borders explains in part the increase in the volume of remittances recorded by central banks. Regional Remittance Trends Formal remittance flows to the East Asia and Pacific region fell by an estimated 7.
9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020. Supporting the remittance infrastructure and keeping remittances flowing includes efforts to lower fees.
In 2021, remittance flows to the region are projected to rise by 2. 6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020. The decline in flows to Sub-Saharan Africa was almost entirely due to a 28 percent decline in remittance flows to Nigeria.
The decline was almost entirely due to a 27.
Remittances flows to Latin America and the Caribbean grew an estimated 6.