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In December 2023, 5,490 million dollars in remittances entered Mexico, which represented an increase of 2.1% compared to December 2022. With this data, the total income from remittances in the country during 2023 was 63,313 million dollars, that is, + 7.6% compared to the amount received of 58,868 million dollars in 2022.

Remittances are a hugely important international monetary flow. The World Bank estimates that they will grow by more than 3% in 2024 to reach $887 billion. To put things in perspective, this is more than the annual Gross Domestic Product of countries such as Switzerland, Poland, Argentina, Thailand or Egypt.

Mexico's dependence on remittances reached a maximum of 4.0% of GDP in 2022. It is estimated that remittances would represent 3.5% of GDP in 2023 and by 2024 they will reach 3.7%. The appreciation of the Mexican peso (MXN) against the US dollar…

Moving Up the Economic Ladder: 20 Years of Financial Inclusion of the Mexican Migrant Community in the U.S. A joint publication between the University of California San Diego, Sin Fronteras IAP, the Financial Education department at BBVA México…

Remittances to Mexico increased by 8.4% in the month of October 2023, reaching 5,812 million dollars (md) and marking a record in the receipt of these resources. Thus, they have had a streak of 42 consecutive months with growth, starting in May…

In the month of September, Mexico received 5,613 million dollars in income from remittances, +11.4% in annual terms. Remittances have had a streak of 41 consecutive months with growth and have maintained a streak of five continuous months with income exceeding 5.5 billion dollars.

Despite these important flows, inflation and, mainly, the appreciation of the Mexican peso against the US dollar have led to households in Mexico receiving 12.6% fewer remittances in real terms in August.

Between July 2022 and July 2023, the Mexican peso (MXN) has appreciated 17.4% against the US dollar (USD), and inflation registered in Mexico was 4.8%. Thus, remittances in real terms have lost 16.0% of their purchasing power in one year.

Book edited by BBVA Research, BBVA Foundation and the National Population Council (CONAPO) made up of 10 chapters that addresses the main statistics on the multiple migratory flows and human mobility, and remittances at a global level, with an …

Chiapas registers an annual growth in remittances of more than 50% and is already the fourth state with the highest income from these resources. San Cristobal de las Casas is already the municipality where most remittances are received in the c…

We estimate that about 10% of the increase in transactions to send remittances in May is explained by the effect of "Mother's Day." The remittance that is sent to the mothers is, in general, less in amount than the remittance that is sent regularly.

Despite the increase in remittances in dollars, households in Mexico received 9.7% fewer resources in real terms in April, explained by: 1) the appreciation of the peso against the US dollar of 9.8% between April 2022 and April 2023, and 2) an inflation of 6.3% in the same period.