For three months Ukrainians were transferred from Poland to $800 million

За три месяца украинцы перевели из Польши $800 млн

Ukrainian migrant workers send more and more money from Poland

Compared to the first quarter of last year the amount of remittances increased by half a billion zlotys.

In peva quarter of 2018 immigrants who work in Poland, was sent home to 3.4 billion zlotys (more than $920 million). This was reported by Polish radio, referring to the Central Bank of the country.

This is a 700 million zlotys more than last year, said the regulator.

The lion’s share of the money, namely 86% (2.9 billion zloty), was transferred to Ukraine. Basically, they send the Ukrainians working in Poland temporarily, specifies the Central Bank. It is noted that last year the amount of their remittances amounted to 2.4 billion zlotys.

Note that if in 2016 from Poland to Ukraine were transferred to 8 billion PLN, in 2017, to 13 billion PLN.

According to unofficial information, Poland today may be about a million Ukrainian labour migrants, and their numbers are growing. And all abroad are approximately 3.2 million Ukrainians.

The national Bank predicts that this year the migrant workers transferred to Ukraine 11.6 billion dollars.

Recall that the inflow of remittances to Ukraine last year amounted to 8.5% of GDP.


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