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Data collected on: Oct 28, 2018
Payment instrument
Access point
Sending network coverage
Receiving method
MoneyGram
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
1.05
1.05
1.051.05
2.102.10
Ria
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
5.005.00
0.42
0.42
2.922.92
5.845.84
WorldRemit
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
3.993.99
2.51
2.51
4.514.51
9.029.02
Xoom
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
4.994.99
2.09
2.09
4.594.59
9.189.18
Ria
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
9.009.00
0.42
0.42
4.924.92
9.849.84
MoneyGram
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
1.991.99
3.97
3.97
4.974.97
9.949.94
Western Union
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
6.006.00
2.09
2.09
5.095.09
10.1810.18
MoneyGram
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
2.992.99
3.97
3.97
5.475.47
10.9410.94
Walmart2World
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
8.008.00
1.67
1.67
5.675.67
11.3411.34
Ria
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
11.0011.00
0.42
0.42
5.925.92
11.8411.84
Dahabshiil
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Medium
12.0012.00
0.00
0.00
6.006.00
12.0012.00
WorldRemit
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
6.996.99
2.51
2.51
6.016.01
12.0212.02
WorldRemit
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
6.996.99
2.51
2.51
6.016.01
12.0212.02
Transfast
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
4.994.99
4.18
4.18
6.686.68
13.3613.36
MoneyGram
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
7.997.99
2.93
2.93
6.926.92
13.8413.84
Transfast
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
5.995.99
4.18
4.18
7.187.18
14.3614.36
Western Union
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
11.0011.00
2.09
2.09
7.597.59
15.1815.18
Western Union
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
5.005.00
5.23
5.23
7.737.73
15.4615.46
Xoom
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
11.9911.99
2.09
2.09
8.098.09
16.1816.18
Western Union
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
7.997.99
5.23
5.23
9.239.23
18.4618.46
This RSP is not transparent: the exchange rate applied to the transaction was not disclosed. The 0% in the exchange rate margin does NOT necessarily mean that there is no exchange rate cost, but rather that this cost is not disclosed to the sender at the time of sending.
First African Remittances
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
Low
Receiving method
High
10.0010.00
0.00
0.00
5.005.00
10.0010.00
Total Average Fourth Quarter 2018
5.795.79
Total Average Third Quarter 2018
5.655.65
Total Average
Fee
6.856.85
Exchange Rate Margin (%)
2.362.36
Total Cost Percent (%)
5.795.79
Total Cost (USD) Total Cost (USD)
11.5811.58
Non-Transparent records
Bank account transfer Debit/credit card Cash
Less than one hour Same day Next day 2 days 3-5 days
Bank account Cash Mobile wallet
Payment instrument
Access point
Sending network coverage
Receiving method
MoneyGram
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
1.05
1.05
1.051.05
5.255.25
Ria
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
5.005.00
0.42
0.42
1.421.42
7.107.10
Ria
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
9.009.00
0.42
0.42
2.222.22
11.1011.10
Xoom
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
4.994.99
2.09
2.09
3.093.09
15.4515.45
Walmart2World
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
8.008.00
1.67
1.67
3.273.27
16.3516.35
Western Union
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
6.006.00
2.09
2.09
3.293.29
16.4516.45
WorldRemit
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
4.994.99
2.51
2.51
3.513.51
17.5517.55
WorldRemit
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
7.997.99
2.51
2.51
4.114.11
20.5520.55
WorldRemit
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
7.997.99
2.51
2.51
4.114.11
20.5520.55
Ria
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
19.0019.00
0.42
0.42
4.224.22
21.1021.10
Western Union
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
11.0011.00
2.09
2.09
4.294.29
21.4521.45
MoneyGram
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
1.991.99
3.97
3.97
4.374.37
21.8521.85
MoneyGram
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
7.997.99
2.93
2.93
4.534.53
22.6522.65
MoneyGram
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
4.994.99
3.97
3.97
4.974.97
24.8524.85
Transfast
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
4.994.99
4.18
4.18
5.185.18
25.9025.90
Transfast
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
5.995.99
4.18
4.18
5.385.38
26.9026.90
Dahabshiil
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Medium
30.0030.00
0.00
0.00
6.006.00
30.0030.00
Western Union
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
5.005.00
5.23
5.23
6.236.23
31.1531.15
Xoom
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
20.9920.99
2.09
2.09
6.296.29
31.4531.45
Western Union
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
7.997.99
5.23
5.23
6.836.83
34.1534.15
This RSP is not transparent: the exchange rate applied to the transaction was not disclosed. The 0% in the exchange rate margin does NOT necessarily mean that there is no exchange rate cost, but rather that this cost is not disclosed to the sender at the time of sending.
First African Remittances
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
Low
Receiving method
High
10.0010.00
0.00
0.00
2.002.00
10.0010.00
Total Average Fourth Quarter 2018
4.114.11
Total Average Third Quarter 2018
4.004.00
Total Average
Fee
8.768.76
Exchange Rate Margin (%)
2.362.36
Total Cost Percent (%)
4.114.11
Total Cost (USD) Total Cost (USD)
20.5620.56
Non-Transparent records
Bank account transfer Debit/credit card Cash
Less than one hour Same day Next day 2 days 3-5 days
Bank account Cash Mobile wallet