South Asian construction workers return to a labor camp outside Dubai
Dubai, UAE, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007 (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
We first assess the relative economic significance of remittance flows. To gauge the scale of these flows, we compare 2010 remittance flows from the Gulf countries to South Asian countries (as a percentage of recipient GDP) with total 2010 multilateral, non-DAC, and DAC bilateral aid flows (as a percentage of recipient GDP). The results are provided below.