Ficohsa Bank Opens New lines of Credit

To support the economic sector of Honduras, Ficohsa Bank is opening new financing options with funds from Banhprovi.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

The funds from the Honduran Bank for Production and Housing (Banhprovi) that are available through lines of credit at Ficohsa Bank are designated for urbanization and housing construction projects as well as for the construction of commercial real estate for farming or industrial distribution centers, among others.

According to, "Among the main benefits, the 7% rate (New Funds BANHPROVI), 10 year-terms, and grace periods of up to 3 years are featured."

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