$500 Million for Panamanian Banking

The approved loan by the IDB must be submitted to the National Bank of Panama and it will be used to restore liquidity.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

The National Bank of Panama will offer lines of credit for banks through a financial stimulus trust.

According to what Mipunto.com published: "This loan was provided through the New Liquidity Program for Sustainable Growth of the IDB, which has 6 billion dollars to help countries and their commercial banks that are burdened by the lack of credit due to the crisis to get money."

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El Salvador: The Banking System in November 2015

November 2015

The liquidity of the banking system grew by 30% in the last twelve months, helped by the growth of liquid assets of banks and the extension of terms for external loans.

The report by the Central Bank concludes in its study on financial stability that the Salvadoran banking system continues to show a position of robust solvency in terms of liquidity levels which have been expanded in recent months.

Guatemala: $ 3,077 Million Available for Loans

February 2011

Banking liquidity is above levels seen in recent years.

The president of the Banco de Guatemala, Edgar Barquin, said the bank plans for this year an increase in bank credit of 12.2%.

"Luis Lara, manager of Industrial Bank, said credit demand of individuals and companies have recovered since October 2010 and coincides with the growth of this variable estimated at 12 percent because it is expected for the economy to recover after the effects of the global financial crisis", reports the article in Elperiodico.com.gt.

$200 million for Nicaraguan Banks

January 2009

The Central American Bank for Economic Integration will disburse the loan for "the strengthening of the country's financial system.

The president of the Central Bank of Nicaragua, Antenor Rosales, said, according to Unionradio.net: "$100 million will be available to any bank that needs liquidity.

$370 million to the Honduran banking system

December 2008

The president Manuel Zelaya passed two decrees that were approved in an extraordinary session by Congress.

The executive decree 174 - 2008 authorizes the Central Bank of Honduras to inject in the domestic financial system $ 265 million to continue the monetary policy to boost the production and development, and the other one is the executive decree 175-2008, to strengthen the entire national financial system, which consists of $ 105 million to provide credit for the Honduran financial system.

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