Emigrants' remittances fall 5.23%

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 21-11-2019 08:00:00 · 0 Comments

Emigrants' remittances fell 5.23% in September to €308.89 million, a trend also seen in the funds sent home by foreign workers in Portugal, which fell 18.23% to €37.09 million.

According to Banco de Portugal data, published today on the banking regulator's website, remittances sent by Portuguese working abroad fell from €325.95 million in September last year to €308.89 million in September of this year, representing a drop of 5.23%.

Also down, the funds sent by immigrants in Portugal to their countries of origin decreased from €45.36 million in September last year to €37.09 million in the same period this year, representing a drop of 18.23%.


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