$1.1 billion in credit card transactions in Honduras
With a total of 600,000 card holders, credit cards are one of the financial products that has experienced the most growth.
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Heraldo.hn reports: "Maria Lidya Solano, executive director of the Honduran Association of Banking Institution (Ahiba), revealed yesterday that the balance of the personal banking portfolio - credit cards - totaled $1.1 billion (21.2 billion lempiras) on August 31, 2008.
In late May there were 673,590 active credit cards, while in the same period in 2012 there were 609,357.
A study by the Economy Ministry reveals significant differences in the interest rates charged by credit card issuers.
Between April 2012 and the same month this year, the credit card portfolio of state banks grew by 8.5%, while among private banks the increase was 33%.
In the first half of the year, 4.458 new credit cards were issued, 6.969 less than the same period of 2008.
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