Programa de Mejora de la Información y Procedimientos de los Bancos Centrales en el Área de Remesas

International Remittances in Colombia

Description: Public descriptive document of the remittance market in Colombia, including: economic context, the institutional and legal framework of this market; characteristics of the issuers, of the recipients and providers of remittances, the means and channels of payment; costs of remittance, disclosure, transparency and consumer protection, as well as the methodology for the measurement of these flows.

Keywords: Remittances in Colombia, Remittances measurement in Colombia, Description of the remittances market in Colombia, Economic and remittances market background in Colombia, Legal and institutional framework of the remittances market in Colombia, Characteristics of senders and receivers of remittances from and to Colombia, Means and channels of payments for remittances in Colombia, Cost and access to the remittances market in Colombia, Remittances market structure in Colombia, Methodology for the measurement of remittances in Colombia, Transparency and disclosure of remittances data in Colombia, Consumer protection in the remittances market in Colombia, Bank of the Republic - Colombia.

Topic: Remittances.

Product type: Product Knowledge.

Product subtype: Technical Publications.

Product Creation Date: November 2007.

Product format: Document

Author: CEMLA, IADB/MIF, Bank of the Republic, René Maldonado Gonzáles, Enrique Montes Uribe, María Mercedes Collazos Gaitán, et al.

Available: http://www.cemla-remesas.org/informes/report-colombia.pdf