The Financial Stimulus Program approved a $257 million disbursement to stimulate credit.
The resources are part of a total $600 million available to the Financial Stimulus Program.
"Darío Berbey, general manager of the National Bank of Panama, explained that the beneficiaries will be private banks of national and foreign capital. He did not give names, as it is confidential information. Banks can provide collateral in the form of treasury bonds and notes", reports Prensa.com.