Friday, December 4, 2020
Money transfers to the top recipient country, Mexico, have thus far held up particularly well, with full-year totals set to exceed last year.
- The pandemic’s impact on tourism will increase poverty but also hit jobs in tourism-dependent host countries such as Spain and Italy.
- Increased return migration would put pressure on countries already struggling with the pandemic’s economic and social fallout.
- Crisis-related job losses could push many migrants into poverty if they lack access to government support programmes.