25 January 2010

Haiti stat of the day

"In 2008, remittances exceeded half the GDP in ... Haiti"
From Dilip Ratha writing in Finance & Development

2 comments:

Paul C said...

World Bank figures had remittances at 19% of Haiti's GDP in 2002 (source: ODI) - up to 50% is a fricking huge leap in 6 years.

Roving Bandit said...

I'm guessing due to the poor quality of the GDP estimates. 20% is still pretty big though.

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