Remittances sent by Peruvian workers from abroad reached US$929 million in the second quarter of 2022, up 1.1% compared to the same quarter of 2021 (US$919 million), reported the Central Reserve Bank of the Peru (BCRP).
In addition, the figure represented a growth of 2.54% compared to the result of the first quarter of this year, when it reached US$ 906 million. Likewise, after the US$ 945 million registered in the last quarter of 2021, it is the highest amount in the last two years.
On the other hand, the BCRP detailed that in the second quarter of 2022 remittances from the United States grew, going from US$384 million to US$432 million; as well as those from Argentina, which reached US$ 17 million from US$ 14 million in the first quarter; while shipments from Spain grew by US$2 million to US$99 million.
Meanwhile, in the same period, remittances from Chile fell from US$124 million to US$108 million; in the same way in Spain, which decreased by US$ 13 million and reached US$ 66 million.
In the same period, remittances sent abroad totaled US$45 million, mainly to Venezuela.