In order to boost the country’s economic performance, during 2018 the Bank approved new loans totaling US$283.5 million, representing 11.6% of CABEI’s total approvals during the year.

As part of CABEI’s priorities in the framework of the Strategic Axes contemplated in the 2015 – 2019 Institutional Strategy, in 2018, the Bank’s authorizations in favor of El Salvador were oriented toward contributing to the country’s Competitiveness, with a total of US$150.0 million and expanding Social Development with US$133.5 million.