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A look at the Banking System: Current Situation and Perspectives

Febrero 2004
In the second half of 2003 there was an important improvement in the banking system. It managed to restore liquidity, it showed signs of a return to profitability and there was a the persistent fall in loans to the private sector came to an end.  Looking forward, it seems that the banking sector could gen...

The prospects for 2004 and a review of recent economic performance

Enero 2004
Our base case scenario indicates growth around 7.2 percent in 2004, investment reaching 15 percent of GDP, consumption growing at 7.4 percent, a large increase in imports (close to 30%) and a current account balance surplus of 4.9 billion dollars. Inflation is likely to reach 8 percent, and will stay within the infl...