Submitted by Juanno on Wed, 2013/08/21 - 12:56.
Banks in Nicaragua would like more customers and want to streamline systems, especially payment systems, to encourage more people to open accounts.
The Association of Private Banks, known by their acronym ASOBANP, recently met with the Central Bank of Nicaragua (Banco Central de Nicaragua, BCN) to discuss a more flexible system.
The banks want to make it easier to transfer money between accounts and make bill payments.
The stats show that in Nicaragua, only 14% of the population have a bank account, only 8% have a debit card and only 2% of the population has a credit card.