A Myanmar migrant works in a Taiwanese-owned garment factory in Thailand. Photo: Reuters
A Myanmar migrant works in a Taiwanese-owned garment factory in Thailand. Photo: Reuters

Migrants sent US$605 billion home in 2021, more by mobiles, UN finds

  • Such payments are a major source of income for many low-income households, with around 800 million family members expected to benefit in 2022
  • Report warns trend will slow as inflation erodes wages, and as a result of invasion in Ukraine – many countries in central Asia depend on remittances from Russia

A Myanmar migrant works in a Taiwanese-owned garment factory in Thailand. Photo: Reuters
A Myanmar migrant works in a Taiwanese-owned garment factory in Thailand. Photo: Reuters
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