The Latin America Advisor, an excellent publication by the Interamerican Dialogue in Washington D.C. asked this question for its Feb. 6-19, 2014 issue as a preview of the release of Manuel Orozco’s document on remittances to the region that will be presented February 27, 2014 at the Dialogue. Overall remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean were flat in 2013 as compared to 2012. A few countries, including Bolivia, Honduras and Guatemala saw significant growth, while remittances decreased to countries including Mexico and Brazil. You can view/download this issue of the Latin American Advisor to read Manuel Orozco’s insightful comments, as well as comments by Earl Jarret from the Jamaica National Building Society, Mario Trujillo, CEO of Dolex Dollar Express and Hugo Cuevas-Mohr of IMTC/Mohr World Consulting.Details
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Do you know that Linkedin has 259 million users and growing by about 38% per year? Do you know that 40% of members check in daily and 38% do it from their phones? Do you know that it had a 35% growth in traffic in the past year? And that it is responsible for 64% of all visits from social media channels to corporate websites?Do you know we have a great IMTC Linked in Group?Details
The third Adyen Mobile Payments Index covering the period September to December 2013 was announced Friday, January 30th. The Index shows mobile payments accounted for 19.5% of all transactions worldwide in December, a growth of 55% year-over-year, up from 12.6% December 2012. The data shows tablets to be the preferred device for higher value transactions…Details
Hugo Cuevas-Mohr has put together the 10 most important news for the Money Transfer Industry in 2013 as a way to reflect back on the year and gather his thoughts for the coming year. They are not necessarily in order of importance. The PDF is full of Hyperlinks to see more info about the subjects,…Details
In October 10 2013 the Payment News Site PYMNTS published this article written by Pete Rizzo in which he gives a good snapshot of the Money Transfer Industry. Mr. Rizzo interviewed IMTC Conference Director Hugo Cuevas-Mohr for the article. Check one of the questions and answers and listen to the audio and view/download the pdf…Details
As a preview to IMTC Miami 2013 in Miami Beach to be held at the Eden Roc Miami Beach Hotel in the first week of November, IMTC published this infographic that shows the major year-to-year increases (2012-2013) of the remittance volume to selected countries, chosen both for their total volume and the total increase. The…Details
En su número 1330, Año 27, la revista TENDENCIAS de México publicó un especial titulado “El gran negocio de las remesas” producto de un análisis del mercado y una extensa entrevista a Hugo Cuevas-Mohr, Director de la IMTC, en ocasión de la conferencia IMTC Mexico 2013 que se realizara el mismo mes en Ciudad de…Details