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Money Transfer Agencies Market size is set to grow by USD 15.84 billion from 2024-2028, Technological advancements to boost the market growth, Technavio

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NEW YORK, July 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — The global money transfer agencies market  size is estimated to grow by USD 15.84 billion from 2024-2028, according to Technavio. The market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of  11.54%  during the forecast period. Technological advancements is driving market growth, with a trend towards rising number of start-ups. However, rising illicit financial flows  poses a challenge. Key market players include Azimo BV, Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc., Denarii, Euronet Worldwide Inc., Finablr Ltd., HDFC Bank Ltd., JPMorgan Chase and Co., MoneyGram Payment Systems Inc., NIUM Pte. Ltd., NOW Payment Services Provider LLC, OzForex Ltd., PayPal Holdings Inc., Remitly Global Inc., Remitware Payments Canada Inc., Sendah Direct, TransferGo Ltd., U.S. Bancorp, Wells Fargo and Co., Western Union Holdings Inc., Wise Payments Ltd., and WorldRemit Ltd.

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Forecast period

2024-2028

Base Year

2023

Historic Data

2018 – 2022

Segment Covered

Service (Money transfer and Currency exchange) and Geography (North America, Europe, APAC, Middle East and Africa, and South America)

Region Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Middle East and Africa, and South America

Key companies profiled

Azimo BV, Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc., Denarii, Euronet Worldwide Inc., Finablr Ltd., HDFC Bank Ltd., JPMorgan Chase and Co., MoneyGram Payment Systems Inc., NIUM Pte. Ltd., NOW Payment Services Provider LLC, OzForex Ltd., PayPal Holdings Inc., Remitly Global Inc., Remitware Payments Canada Inc., Sendah Direct, TransferGo Ltd., U.S. Bancorp, Wells Fargo and Co., Western Union Holdings Inc., Wise Payments Ltd., and WorldRemit Ltd.

Key Market Trends Fueling Growth

Fintech start-ups, such as TransferWise, Revolut, Xoom, WeSwap, PeerTransfer, Sendmoney.ph, WorldRemit, Remitly, Azimo, and TransferGo, are disrupting the global money transfer agencies market by raising substantial investments and offering innovative solutions. These start-ups are challenging traditional banks and Money Transfer Operators (MTOs) with peer-to-peer (P2P) and consumer-to-business (C2B) cash payment models. For instance, M-Pesa’s P2P and C2B transactions have significantly improved money transfer convenience for millions of users. With the increasing number of start-ups, the payments landscape is poised for significant change during the forecast period. Xoom held a 23% market share in September 2021, and the market is expected to grow due to the convenience, affordability, and accessibility offered by these fintech solutions. 

The Money Transfer Agencies market is experiencing significant trends as more people use mobile wallet transfers for cross-border payments. Migrants, expatriates, students, travelers, and business partners are increasingly relying on mobile platforms for remittance services. Digital technology and correspondent banks are key partners in facilitating these transactions. Currency exchange and exchange rates are crucial factors, with digital banks and wire transfers offering competitive rates. Traditional financial institutions and multinational corporations are also embracing digital technology to streamline international trade transactions, investment activities, and currency risk management. Cross-selling and value-added services like currency exchange, bill payments, prepaid cards, microfinance products, and transaction histories are becoming popular offerings. International organizations and financial inclusion initiatives are also leveraging these services for foreign exchange and remittances. 

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Market Challenges

The money transfer agencies market faces significant challenges due to the increasing issue of illicit financial flows. These flows involve funds that are illegally earned, transferred, or used. With the growing reliance on digital technologies, the communication networks facilitating these illicit transactions pose a major concern. Furthermore, digital technologies enable organized cybercrimes and offer opportunities for fraud, corruption, tax evasion, and other unlawful activities. These factors are expected to impede the market’s growth throughout the forecast period.Money transfer agencies face several challenges in today’s digital world. User-friendly mobile apps and online platforms are essential for customer convenience, but they require advanced technologies and API-driven infrastructure. Banking infrastructure and regulatory scrutiny are crucial for secure and efficient cross-border transactions. Industry professionals must navigate the use of blockchain technology, digitalization, and cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Security is paramount, with fraud, tracking, and multicurrency accounts top concerns. Immigrant populations and their family members and friends rely on remittance services for financial inclusion. Fintech companies and disruptors are transforming the financial services industry with digital transactions, while physical branches and currency exchange rates remain important for some customers. Cross-border remittances, e-commerce, and financial investments also pose challenges. Decentralized ledgers offer potential solutions, but regulatory compliance and financial crimes are ongoing concerns. Intermediaries must balance the need for efficiency and security with the demands of international borders and financial services regulations.

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Segment Overview 

This money transfer agencies market report extensively covers market segmentation by

Service 1.1 Money transfer1.2 Currency exchangeGeography 2.1 North America2.2 Europe2.3 APAC2.4 Middle East and Africa2.5 South America

1.1 Money transfer-  Money transfer agencies facilitate the process of sending money across borders. These agencies offer various services such as cash pick-up, bank transfer, mobile wallet top-ups, and home delivery. They partner with banks and financial institutions to ensure secure and efficient transactions. Fees and exchange rates may vary, making it essential for customers to compare offerings before selecting a service. The market for money transfer agencies continues to grow due to increasing globalization and the need for seamless cross-border transactions.

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Research Analysis

The Money Transfer Agencies (MTAs) market is a dynamic and evolving sector that facilitates the transfer of monetary assets across international borders and domestic transactions for individuals and businesses. MTAs serve as intermediaries between senders and receivers, providing various payment methods through digital platforms and physical agent networks. The market caters to diverse needs, including international remittances, business payments, and personal financial needs. Industry standards ensure secure and efficient transactions. Financial technology innovations, digital technologies, mobile devices, and user-friendly mobile apps have revolutionized the sector, making it more accessible and convenient. Online platforms and retail agents offer cash pickups and bank deposits as payout locations, expanding financial inclusion and broadening the reach of MTAs in the financial services industry.

Market Research Overview

The Money Transfer Agencies (MTOs) market is a dynamic and evolving industry that facilitates the transfer of monetary assets between individuals, businesses, and service providers across international borders. This market caters to various financial needs, including international remittances, business payments, and personal financial requirements. The industry is witnessing significant digitalization, with digital platforms and mobile devices becoming increasingly popular for digital transactions. Financial technology innovations, such as blockchain technology and API-driven infrastructure, are revolutionizing the industry by providing secure, efficient, and decentralized solutions for cross-border transactions. MTOs operate through physical agent networks and correspondent banks, offering various payout options, including cash pickups, bank deposits, mobile wallet transfers, and home address delivery. The market is subject to regulatory scrutiny and industry standards to ensure security, efficiency, and compliance with financial crimes and fraud prevention measures. The MTO market serves a diverse clientele, including immigrants, expatriates, students, travelers, and businesses, and caters to various financial services, including foreign remittances, cross-border e-commerce, and financial investments. The industry is experiencing disruption from fintech companies, which are leveraging digital technologies to offer user-friendly mobile apps, online platforms, and digital transactions. Currency exchange rates, regulatory compliance, and security are critical factors that influence the market’s growth and competitiveness. The market’s future growth is expected to be driven by digital transformation, financial inclusion, and the increasing demand for cross-border payments and remittances.

Table of Contents:

1 Executive Summary
2 Market Landscape
3 Market Sizing
4 Historic Market Size
5 Five Forces Analysis
6 Market Segmentation

ServiceMoney TransferCurrency ExchangeGeographyNorth AmericaEuropeAPACMiddle East And AfricaSouth America

7 Customer Landscape
8 Geographic Landscape
9 Drivers, Challenges, and Trends
10 Company Landscape
11 Company Analysis
12 Appendix

About Technavio

Technavio is a leading global technology research and advisory company. Their research and analysis focuses on emerging market trends and provides actionable insights to help businesses identify market opportunities and develop effective strategies to optimize their market positions.

With over 500 specialized analysts, Technavio’s report library consists of more than 17,000 reports and counting, covering 800 technologies, spanning across 50 countries. Their client base consists of enterprises of all sizes, including more than 100 Fortune 500 companies. This growing client base relies on Technavio’s comprehensive coverage, extensive research, and actionable market insights to identify opportunities in existing and potential markets and assess their competitive positions within changing market scenarios.

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Youth Power: Foreign Youth Embrace China’s Economic Prospects

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BEIJING, July 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — In the latest episode of China Daily’s Youth Power, which aired on June 30, Jan Kerekes, a Canadian who has lived in South China’s Hainan province for six years, shared what led him to settle down here.

Hainan is really opening up. The whole world comes here, and you see the opportunities right in front of you,” Kerekes said. “It is a place where you can pursue your dreams.”

Now a teacher at Hainan University, Andreev Aleksei, a 30-year-old Russian, found Kerekes’s story particularly resonant.

“When I went back to my country, I missed the island so much that I had to come back,” Aleksei said. “Hainan not only hosts the Boao Forum for Asia but it is also the best place for windsurfing and parachuting.”

To encourage international talent to come, Hainan has introduced 16 measures to streamline living and working conditions for foreigners.

For example, Aleksei mentioned that Hainan offers numerous benefits and advantageous policies to assist global talents in establishing businesses in the region.

“[The application process] takes just three days, and it can be completed entirely online, even for foreigners,” he said.

The young guests visited the Haikou Municipal Government Service Center to learn more about these measures. There, they met people from around the world with different needs — whether for visas, education, or business.

“I think it’s a testament to the inclusivity of the entire province,” said Jood Ghazwan Sharaf, a 27-year-old Bulgarian student at Tsinghua University.

Dylan Walker, 27, from the United States, was impressed by the efficiency of the “one window for all” system.

“It’s like a one-stop service,” he said. “You don’t have to run all over the place.”

In addition to aiding tourists and residents in their daily lives and business activities, Hainan has made significant economic progress.

One notable example is the Yangpu Economic Development Zone, which has evolved from a small port into Hainan’s largest international port.

In the zone, the young guests explored the Yangpu Offshore Wind Power Industrial Park, where they discovered Hainan’s commitment to developing its marine economy and striving for a harmonious coexistence with the ocean.

According to Lin Qingsong, the park’s general manager, while Hainan’s wind power utilization is still in its early stages, this project stands out as a pioneering model for future large-scale offshore wind power initiatives.

“We can see that China is not an economy that goes within itself. It goes outward to benefit the rest of humanity,” Sharaf said, impressed by China’s innovative economic experiments.

As a global resident of Hainan, Aleksei believes that this island is not only a dynamic free trade model but also a natural paradise that strikes a balance between work and leisure.

“This is quite a unique place in China,” Aleksei said. “No matter what purpose brings you here, whether it’s tourism, starting a business, or work, just come here, and you will fall in love with it.”

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Unimoni Student Stars 2024 – Scholarship & Rewards Program Launched: Study Abroad with ₹12 Lakhs Scholarship

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KOCHI, India, July 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Unimoni, a leading provider of international money transfer services, is thrilled to announce the launch of its highly anticipated Unimoni Student Stars 2024 scholarship program. This year, the program offers a staggering ₹12 lakhs in scholarships and prizes, empowering ambitious Indian students to pursue their educational dreams abroad.

Unimoni Student Stars 2023 proved to be a monumental success, underscoring Unimoni’s commitment to nurturing India’s brightest talents pursuing international education. The program garnered widespread acclaim for its inclusive approach and impactful support of deserving students nationwide.

Building on last year’s initiative’s resounding achievements, which supported numerous talented students in pursuing overseas education dreams, Unimoni aims to elevate its impact further in 2024. The Unimoni Student Stars 2024 scholarship program launched with increased prize offerings, expanded eligibility criteria, and enhanced participant engagement initiatives planned. The company is poised to attract an even broader pool of exceptional candidates.

Beyond the Mega Scholarships: Exciting Rewards Throughout the Year

The Unimoni Student Stars 2024 scholarship program offers a tiered prize structure. The grand prize winner receives a life-changing scholarship of ₹5 lakhs. Additionally, one student will be awarded a second prize of ₹2 lakhs and three deserving students will receive scholarships worth ₹1 lakh each. Every quarter during the application period, lucky applicants will have the chance to win a new laptop. Every month, registered students can win a stylish trolley bag, perfect for their international studies. Plus, every participant secures a coveted free study abroad forex card.

Brace yourselves for a journey of triumph and rewards with Unimoni Student Stars 2024.

Eligibility Criteria

The Unimoni Student Stars 2024 scholarship program is open to Indian students either pursuing higher education abroad or planning to do so. To be eligible, candidates must register on the Unimoni or Remit Forex website with relevant details by March 31, 2025. Eligibility criteria include securing 60% or more in 10+2/diploma or graduation from institutions recognized by CBSE/ICSE/UGC/State/Central government. Candidates must also possess a valid offer letter from a foreign university. Indian students studying overseas are eligible but must update their university details during registration.

The registration process is straightforward

The application process is designed to be simple and convenient. Students can register online at the Unimoni website or the Remitforex website. Or scan QR codes from advertisements or social media links and complete a dedicated registration landing page. Candidates must accept the terms and conditions after entering personal and educational details and confirming eligibility. Subscribing to Unimoni or Remit Forex’s social media pages is encouraged, and additional referral benefits are available.

The Application Window Opens July 1, 2024

Register for Unimoni Student Stars 2024

Embark confidently on the study abroad journey by joining the Unimoni Student Stars 2024 program. Register now to unlock exclusive benefits and services tailored to support every international education dreams. From seamless outward remittance solutions to expert guidance on financial transactions, Unimoni ensures everyone’s study abroad experience is smooth and stress-free.

Follow Unimoni on social media for updates on the Unimoni Student Stars 2024 scholarship program and other exciting initiatives.

Don’t miss out – seize this opportunity to realize global ambitions with Unimoni. Please register today and let Unimoni empower candidates on their educational journey abroad.

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About Unimoni & Their Customized Services to Meet Everyone’s Needs

Committed to facilitating global education opportunities, Unimoni empowers students to achieve their academic dreams abroad and promotes its services to aspiring students.

Whether you’re remitting funds for tuition fees or living expenses, Unimoni ensures secure and streamlined outward remittance services. Unimoni’s competitive rates and efficient exchange services also make navigating currency exchanges seamless. Our exclusive study abroad forex card offers convenience and security, facilitating hassle-free financial transactions wherever you are. If you need assistance with Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs), Blocked Accounts, or Foreign Telegraphic Transfers (FTS), Unimoni provides expert guidance and support.

Unimoni facilitates effortless payments for university fees, hostel charges, and other expenses abroad, ensuring timely transactions to support your academic journey. Unimoni offers comprehensive health insurance plans, flexible and competitive overseas education loan options, and suitable student accommodation to ensure a smooth transition to your new academic environment. You need not worry about visa procurement, passport assistance, flight bookings, and pre-departure orientation!

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Faith In Young Champions: Hisense Partners with UEFA Foundation to Bring the Beautiful Game to Hospitalized Children

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QINGDAO, China, July 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — During the EURO 2024 tournament, the global home appliance and consumer electronics brand Hisense and the UEFA Foundation jointly launched “Faith In Young Champions,” a public welfare initiative. Innovative robots powered by Hisense enabled hospitalized children from 22 countries to virtually connect with 23 EURO 2024 matches, fulfilling their dreams of attending the event despite physical limitations.

During these periods, children can employ the robot to gain entry into exclusive areas, such as the warm-up zone, locker room or VIP section, directing interaction with their beloved players or teams, so that every football-loving soul can express the purest passion of live football in this way.

As part of its commitment to improving the lives of children, Hisense wants to leverage user-centric technology and social responsibility worldwide. For this remarkable occasion, Hisense supported state-of-the-art commercial products like interactive displays to a hospital in South Africa, and the children had the enriching opportunity to learn how this technology works through interactive activities with the help of volunteers. Also, hospital can use that in their daily office, meeting or discussion, making their working processes more electronic and convenient. 

“We gladly accept the digital board and it will go a very long way to share ideas and brain storm with the directors, doctors and management teams of the hospital, this digital version will make life so much easier.” According to the manager of hospital.

UEFA Foundation was founded in 2015 as a charitable organization governed under Swiss law, with a long-standing philosophy that aligns with the concepts of youth care and social responsibility of Hisense. During the EURO 2024 tournaments, fans also noticed “BECAUSE EVERY CHILD IS A CHAMPION” slogan on the LED board at the pitch side, which perfectly coincides with the “Faith In Young Champions” proposal called upon by Hisense this year, also making the collaboration more possible.

Carine Nkoue, General Secretary of the UEFA Foundation, said, “Football is not only the number one sport in the world but is also a great platform to create solidarity projects for those in need. I would like to encourage all of you to join the activities of the UEFA Foundation for children and become a supporter of this global initiative. With Hisense’s support and the solidarity of the European football family, we can achieve even more.”

Engaging in charitable endeavors and fulfilling corporate social responsibility has long been a cornerstone of Hisense’s corporate culture. The company has proactively allocated resources towards public welfare initiatives with the concept of helping everyone enjoy every moment of life with user-centric technology.

Thanks to its global presence in the diversity industries, Hisense is empowered to take on a broad range of social responsibilities to enhance healthcare and education standards worldwide. Hisense exports ultrasound and other equipment to over 20 countries in Asia, Central and Eastern Africa, and Europe to meet a diverse range of those in needs. Hisense’s commercial display products have also gained market traction in over 40 countries, including Europe, the United States, and the Asia-Pacific region.

For many years, Hisense has actively participated in public welfare activities initiated by world-class sports events. The collaboration this time is a spiritual inspiration to upgrade the CSR campaign from product sponsorship to beyond time and space.

Looking ahead, Hisense and UEFA Foundation will keep working to advance their philanthropic efforts and provide greater benefits to various regions around the world by leveraging their respective resources. 

About Hisense
Hisense is a leading global home appliance and consumer electronics brand. Hisense’s business covers multimedia products (with a focus on Smart TVs), home appliances, and IT intelligent information. Hisense ranked No. 2 globally for TV shipments and No. 1 in 100″ TVs in both 2023 and Q1 2024, and now operates in more than 160 countries.

 

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