Treasury Bonds: Plans for 2020

For this year, the government of Guatemala plans to issue an amount equivalent to $2.392 million, which includes new issues and titles that will expire soon and will be awarded again.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

According to information from the Directorate of Public Credit, an entity of the Ministry of Finance (Minfin), during 2020 new issues will reach $ 1.845 million and collections or roll over, titles that expire but will be re-issued in the market, will be of $547 million. review that "... The issuance of the debt is authorized by Congress and the Minfin programs a schedule to make issues in the domestic market. It is not yet known if they will issue Eurobonds."

Álvaro González Ricci, Minister of Finance, explained that "... they are preparing the bill to request a budget extension from Congress. We are about to conclude the bill to request the budget extension and the sources of financing."

The amount requested by Minfin could be as high as $800 million.

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