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HIGHLIGHT
2020-09-15
Portuguese entries in Slovakia, Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic have mostly remained below the 100 annual entries, according to data published by the statistical bodies of these countries. +
PUBLICATION
In 2018, remittances amounted to more than three billion euros, corresponding to about 1.8% of GDP. Together, the two main destination countries of Portuguese emigration, France and Switzerland, were also the countries of origin of more than half of remittances inflows. Conversely, almost half of remittances sent abroad by immigrants living in Portugal went to Brazil. From 2017 to 2018 there was a significantly increase of the value of remittances received in Portugal: more than 34% in nominal terms. Portugal was, in 2017, the 31st country in the world that received more remittances. However, the degree of economic dependence on emigration remittances has declined in recent decades and today is low by international standards.+
INTERVIEW
Interview with João Sardinha
João Sardinha has a PhD in migratory studies from the University of Sussex, with previous education in geography. +
NEWS
Jane Beswick's book addresses issues such as identity, language and integration in Jersey, focusing in particular on the Madeiran Portuguese diaspora. +

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