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Remittances to Africa Cost Far Too Much Still — More Competition Needed

In 2018, about $40 billion will be sent to Sub-Saharan African countries from people working abroad. They will be charged exorbitantly. It doesn’t have to be this way. A recent World Bank report shows that the cost of sending remittances to Sub-Saharan Africa continues to be far higher than any other region in the world.

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