More Debt Bonds for Small Investors

The Morales administration intends to continue with the issuance in 2018 of Treasury bonds aimed at small investors, with investment amounts ranging from between $3 thousand and $68 thousand.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The measure will give continuity to what was done in the previous year, when 35 small investors acquired debt bonds for $1.3 million at a rate of 6.25%.

See: "Guatemala: More debt, but more investment"

Finance minister, Julio Héctor Estrada told Elperiodico.com.gt that in 2018 " ... new terms will open up and different channels will be sought such as banks in the system. 'We already have the regulations and the mechanism has been tested, now we will look for simplification and in that aspect, the canal is a key issue'. "

" 2017 closed with almost Q10 million ($1.3 million) in Treasury Bonds having been acquired by small investors."

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