The overall NPL ratio reached 1.9% in September.
Mexico's central bank rolled out a new round of dollar auctions to stabilize the peso. Meanwhile, retail sales slipped in August, though a quake-related rebound is expected for September.
Henrique Meirelles says scrapping the scheme could be an option if congress fails to approval a pension reform bill.
The platform will simplify tax payments and streamline customs procedures.
A Moody's analyst said El Salvador could right its course towards higher credit ratings if its major political parties can work together to pass a 2018 budget with fiscal clarity.
The aim of the negotiations is for Canada to become an associated member of the alliance.