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Somalie : 10 éléments clés pour comprendre le cas des remises

En mai 2013, la banque anglaise Barclays a annoncé qu’elle fermait les comptes de tous ses 165 clients, sauf 19, qui opèrent dans le secteur de transferts de fonds. Comme d’autres banques anglaises, telle que la HSBC, s’étant déjà considérablement retiré du secteur, l’effet de...
More than US$1.2 billion is remitted to the Somali regions annually from around the world.
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Somali remittances: 10 things you need to know

Hannah Gibson assesses the implications for Somalia of Barclay’s announcement that it will close the accounts of all but 19 of its 165 clients in the remittance transfer business.
Collage: Barclays bank and money counting
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Somali money matters – an update on the remittances saga

Edward Paice argues that an effective and sustainable solution to the issue of Somali remittances will require concerted political will and an appreciation of the unique nature of the Somali financial market.
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Skills migration: from ‘drain’ to gain

Jonathan Bhalla investigates whether a programme to encourage circular migration of skilled migrants would be a cost effective way to achieve the UK’s ambitious aid target.