Guatemala To Sell An Additional $213 Million in Bonds

The finance ministry confirmed that it will sell $213 million in bonds to replace securities issued years ago and due on 2010.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Such bonds will be in addition to $560 million issued recently. The proceeds of the sale will be used to pay a series of “Peace Bonds” (Bonos Paz) due in 2010.

The ministry assured that “this has no effect on our debt ceiling or the fiscal deficit. These bonds don’t finance public spending; they just renew debt that was approved on previous years. It’s not new debt”.

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