National Bank of Costa Rica to offer leasing

It will be the first state bank to offer this service, which consists of renting an asset (machinery, computer equipment or vehicle) to a company or person for a set time at a set price.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

This will be possible because of the Banking System Law for Development that was approved in November, allowing public banks to carry out financial and operational leasing.

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