Insurance Sector, Guatemala: Many Tasks still pending

Bi-yearly Fitch Ratings for Central America for the insurance industry in Guatemala.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008


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The insurance sector in Guatemala recorded operational profits during the first semester of the year. There was also adequate growth in new premiums.

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