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The Superintendeny of Banks in Guatemala: Guatemala: 2014 said Feb. 13 it has published the Financial Inclusion Report corresponding to the fourth quarter of 2014, noting an increase of 15% in the number of account holders. Financial Inclusion refers to actions which aim to increase access and improve the use of financial services for all segments of the population, including those who have been neglected, ie, the poor and rural segments. Its importance centers around the fact that lack of access to financial services causes people limitations in their ability to save, receive credit and to protect against situations or disasters that may affect them in their daily lives, through insurance coverage.

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Title Annotation:GUATEMALA; Guatemala's banks financial report.
Publication:Caribbean Update
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:2GUAT
Date:Apr 1, 2015
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