The Defensoría del Consumidor (DC), has reported sanctioning processes of more than US$100 thousand in different items for infringing the Law and the rights of consumers, as part of the inspections carried out during 2022.

The minister of Finance, Alejandro Zelaya, explained this morning that pensioners will be able to continue working, but will continue to contribute.

The Central Government is ready to guarantee an optimal attention to tourists and nationals arriving to El Salvador's International Airport during the high season of visitors to the country.

Banco Hipotecario, the fastest growing financial institution in the country, continues to increase its presence in El Salvador. Starting this monday, its clients and the general public will be able to carry out their financial transactions in the new agency located in premises number 5A and 5B of the fifth stage of Metrocentro, in San Salvador.

According to data from the Superintendencia del Sistema Financiero (SSF), the soundness of the country's banking sector is evidenced by the increase in savings accounts which, as of november 17, 2022, presented an interannual growth of US$588.9 million.

In Latin America and the Caribbean, approximately 200 million people do not have access to basic digital infrastructure, in addition to this, more than a third of households in Latin America still do not have an internet connection and the region continues to lag behind other economies, according to World Bank data.

The Superintendencia Sistema Financiero (SSF) savings accounts registered an interannual growth of US$582 million as of november 11, 2022, which reveals the confidence that users feel in the financial system and the security of safeguarding their money in the country.

As of november, Sociedad de Ahorro y Crédito Gente, S.A. will become Sociedad de Ahorro y Crédito Multimoney, S.A., (SAC MultiMoney) maintaining the same group of Central American shareholders and collaborators.

The minister of Finance, Alejandro Zelaya, announced in a press conference that, at the end of november 1 of this year, the tax amnesty resulted in the collection of US$131.3 million, which corresponds to approximately 25,000 taxpayers who applied for the amnesty.

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