Financial inclusion received a boost during the Covid-19 pandemic, considering that social distancing and quarantines were the main tools used by governments around the world to mitigate the impact of the virus during the worst moments of the pandemic.

According to the Banco Central de Reserva (BCR), the number of companies that have placed their products in international markets has increased, compared to last year.

Monday, 27 June 2022 15:51

5 signs that your finances are at risk

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Managing personal finances requires planning, control and follow-up.

Ministers and Vice Ministers of Agriculture of Latin America and the Caribbean discussed the emergency policies that their countries are implementing to mitigate the impact of increases in the price of food and the inputs needed to produce it due to the war in Eastern Europe.

If you are thinking of taking a trip in a few days either for your vacation or a business trip, you better prepare your wallet because airline ticket prices could face possible hikes in the short and long term.

In order to achieve the goal of reducing the Quantitative Housing Deficit in the Republic of El Salvador by 4.1% through the Programa de Vivienda y Vida Digna (PROVIDA) executed by the Fondo Social para la Vivienda (FSV), el Banco Centroamericano de Integración Económica (BCIE) made a third disbursement of US$10 million of the total amount of US$50 million, totaling US$29 million to date.

The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) and the Federal Republic of Germany signed a financial cooperation agreement for up to EUR 132.0 million to promote sustainable, accessible and safe multimodal transportation projects for people that, in turn, contribute to improving energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, to promote Sustainable Urban Mobility projects in Central America.

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) released today a new joint report in which they point out that, in a context in which the economies of the region grew by 6.6% in 2021, the main labor indicators in the region also registered improvements, including growth in employment and the labor participation rate, and a decrease in the unemployment rate.

Saturday, 18 June 2022 16:48

6 financial tips for new parents

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There are important decisions in the life of any person; one of them is to have a child. This step implies a total transformation in your lifestyle, including new responsibilities that cannot be left aside, therefore, the decision to become parents must be taken with awareness and maturity of all kinds, including economic.