Using trusts the Government of Honduras will transfer into private hands the financing and operation of the system for passport issuance and property registration.
Authorization has been given to the execution of a trust agreement to run the studies required for the structuring, financing, development and operation of the Project entitled "Modernization, Improvement, Management and Operation of the Immigration System and Passport Issuance in Honduras."
The consortium COPRECA-CYES won the tender for the construction of the Solid Bulk Terminal at Puerto Cortes in Honduras, while the Consortium Multisur SA won operation of the Terminal.
From a press release issued by the Commission for the Promotion of Public-Private Partnership (COALIANZA):
In an act held at the hotel Honduras Maya, COPRECA-CYES a consortium made up of companies from Guatemala and Spain respectively, was the winner of the tender for the construction of the terminal, while the Consortium Multisur SA de CV from Mexico won operation of the bulk terminal at Puerto Cortés.
The tender for the construction of a bulk terminal in Puerto Cortes has been declared a failure, after the only two offers received were rejected.
"The decision of the Commission for the Promotion of Public-Private Partnerships (COALIANZA), the National Port Company (ENP by its initials in Spanish ) and Banco Atlantida, the entity in charge of the trust, came after neither participants fulfilled all the requirements", reported Laprensa.hn.
The National Port Authority of Honduras (ENP) has published the bidding rules to select a private operator for the bulk cargo terminal at Port Cortés.
From the press release by Coalianza:
The National Port Authority in its capacity as Settlor and Trustee, COALIANZA in its capacity as Settlor and Banco Atlántida in its capacity as Trustee, signed a Contract for Structuring, Management, Project Development and Promotion of the Bulk Terminal at Port Cortés. This Management Trust Agreement was approved in every one of its parts by the National Congress of the Republic by Decree 82-2012, which was published in the Official Gazette on August 31, 2012.
The entity has received a $20 million IDB loan to expand its loan portfolio to operations with environmental sustainability.
The Inter-American Development Bank today announced the approval of a "green" facility with $30 million going to Banco Atlantida in Honduras to support lending to environmentally sustainable projects. The facility for medium-term financing consists of load A, a $20 million IDB loan, and loan B, to be syndicated by the IDB, with a target figure of $10 million.
The commerce program of the IFC supports Atlántida Bank in the expansion of its access to a world trade network.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, announced today that Atlántida Bank of Honduras has joined the Global Program for trade financing of the IFC, which will help the bank to access a world trade network and strengthen its support to SMEs that are dedicated to the import or export of goods in the country.
Honduran banks reported $11.3 billion in assets at the end of 2008, an increase of 11%.
The National Banking and Insurance Commission reported the results for 2008, in which Bac-Bamer Bank topped the list with $1.8 billion in assets, followed by Atlantida Bank with $1.6 billion and Ficohsa with $1.55 billion.
The first "Expo empaques (Expo Package) Honduras 2008" will be held at the Honduras Maya Hotel Convention Center in Tegucigalpa from October 13-14.
The event is sponsored by the Atlantida Bank and is organized by the Foundation for Investment and Development of Exports (FIDE). It will have lecturers and a round of international business and commerce.
The Banco Financiera Comercial Hondureña S.A. (Ficohsa) and Guatemala's Banco GT Continental, together with several local banks, including Atlántida, BAC-Bamer, GTC Bank, Banco Aliado and Tower Bank, have put together a syndicated loan of 77 million dollars for Corporación Dinant.
The funds will be used for investment in plant and agro-industry. Surplus funds will be used for publicity and marketing.
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