PHILIPPINES: Numbers paint a weak outlook for migrant workers

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Remittances have dropped for a second straight month and a total of about 250,000 migrant workers are expected to have returned home in the next few months since the start of the pandemic, with possibly more awaiting repatriation. The availability of savings and assets may help these workers cope with several months of unemployment. This group has for the past few years provided disproportionately high support for the administration, but that may be tested if they are unable to return abroad and find employment opportunities domestically to be comparably weak. The central ba
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