Labor Mobility and Remittances in Asia and the Pacific during and after the COVID-19 Pandemic
Publication | December 2021
This brief outlines key trends in labor mobility and remittance flows in Asia and the Pacific and discusses policy considerations.
Remittance inflows to Asia and the Pacific declined by 2% in 2020. They are expected to recover at a growth rate of 6.7% for 2021 and 5.9% in 2022. The brief provides policy recommendations to help improve labor migration governance and maximize the economic potential of migration and remittances while addressing ongoing challenges.