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By Emiko Todoroki

A number of economies within the Caribbean sector, specifically from the reduce source of revenue team, are hugely depending on remittances. among 1991 and 2006, the mixed flows of overall remittances attaining the Caribbean have obvious nearly a 17% normal annual progress price, surpassing USD 6billion in 2005 and overtaking ODA and FDI into the sector. moreover, remittances symbolize greater than 20% of the family gross household product (GDP) in a few Caribbean international locations and feature performed an important function in lessening either stability of cost deficits and the influence of ordinary failures to which the quarter is especially susceptible. Given the significance of such remittance flows, this examine undertakes an research of many of the dynamics underlying the Canada-Caribbean remittance hall, together with Caribbean migration matters, remittance industry landscapes and regulatory frameworks. This research is meant to aid Canadian and Caribbean nationwide experts of their mandate of offering incentives for the continuing development and competitiveness in their remittance industries, whereas preserving remittance markets from being abused by means of criminals.

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In addition, in countries such as Haiti, which, because of extremely low domestic output, is characterized by heavily negative trade imbalances, remittances may actually lead to further decline in the trade balance. This is because more goods are imported and inflationary pressure is created. Indeed, recent World Bank studies focusing on the Caribbean show that the last decade’s rise in consumption was the main contributor to GDP growth in the region. This was evidenced by increased imports of consumable goods, which, unfortunately, may not contribute to sound, long-term economic growth.

2001–06: A Snapshot of the Foreign Population in Canada There are five major features of the foreign population in Canada. 2 million. 2 percent, exceeded it), it is also the highest level reached by Canada since 1931. 3 percent in the same period (Chui, Tran and others 2007). Second, the composition of the foreign-born population is dominated by Asia. In Canada in 2001, the top 5 providers of foreign labor came from Asia and, in 2006, four out of the top five came from Asia (Table 5). Asian immigrants (including those from the Middle East) accounted for a little less than 60 percent of the total foreign-born population.

In common with other major labor exporters, therefore, the region has a smaller share of income than it has of global population. Compared to some other developing regions, the Caribbean has a higher per capita GNI (Figure 4), but per capita GDP growth has been less impressive, and has slowed down over the past 25 years. Although growth has been greater and more stable than the Latin America and MENA region (Figure 5; World Bank 2007a), it has remained below that of East Asia and South Asia throughout the 1980–2006 period.

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