Costa Rica: Banks regulating the opening of new branches

Just as they regulated the placement of credit in the last few months, they are also applying the same policy to the opening of branches for next year.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Of the 14 banks operating in the country, 8 announced that they will open a maximum of 56 new branches; 41 of these will be by public banks, which continue to have a aggressive expansion plans.

Private banks are more conservative and link the opening of new branches to the behavior of the economy and business in 2009.

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The Banco Nacional de Costa Rica is putting out to tender the construction of a branch in Tibás, San Jose.

The contract includes demolition of existing facilities and construction of a new building for a branch of Banco Nacional in Tibás Costa Rica, which currently houses the aforementioned offices, with the aim of providing better customer service.

Scotiabank Expands Investment in El Salvador

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The bank will invest between 5 and 7 million in the opening of 3 new branches this year.

The CEO of Scotiabank El Salvador, Peru's Juan Carlos Garcia Vizcaino, confirmed the new investments in three new branches, the relocation of others and new channels and technology to improve customer service.

New Bancrédito Agencies in Costa Rica

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Aiming to offer more services to SMEs, "Banco de Crédito Agrícola de Cartago" will open 4 new agencies in rural areas.

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Guatemala: Bantrab offers insurance

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The bank is planning for next year to have its own insurance agency, with 136 branches and to create 1000 small operations points in stores and businesses.

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