Kerala’s Fortunes Shrink as Expat Count, Remittances Dwindle
Today, expatriates working in the Gulf countries form a big part of the Malayali diaspora who propel the economy of Kerala.
Expatriates from Kerala have played a key role in improving the financial health of the state. Beginning with Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Singapore they reached Africa to send money back home. Later, the next generation found the Gulf countries greener.