Migration and Remittances: Recent Developments and Outlook

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Date Published: 
Apr 2018
Author: 
Dilip Ratha, Supriyo De, Eung Ju Kim, Sonia Plaza, Kirsten Schuettler, Ganesh Seshan & Nadege Desiree Yameogo
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Update on global trends in migration and remittance flows, with a special focus on transit migration

This publication reports global trends in migration and remittance flows. The report also covers developments related to the Global Compact on Migration (GCM) - a global agreement being negotiated by over 200 countries which lists 22 objectives to promote safe, orderly, and regular migration, and the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicators for volume of remittances as percentage of gross domestic product (GDP), reducing remittance costs and recruitment costs. This report has a special focus on transit migration.

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Brief