The Inter-American Bank lent a record amount to the country's public sector, with proceeds used to finance water, rail and road projects.
Lower house legislators pass a budget bill as a tax and spending deal struck between the government and the provinces is approved.
Sergio Recinos stressed that virtual currencies are not legal tender in Guatemala and offered stern warnings on their use by investors.
Finance minister Nicolás Eyzaguirre says a major pension reform will have to wait for the next administration, while a locally-headquartered business platform forecasts Mexico and Brazil will topple Chile in terms of e-factoring turnover.
Last month banking regulator Sbif published new rules governing the issuing and administering of prepaid cards.