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A delegation led by the country's transport minister met with representatives from several banks to assure them that the corruption probe around the "Notebook Scandal" won't affect public works projects.
The decision to award the contract to upgrade the Escuintla-Quetzal highway to Consorcio Autopistas de Guatemala was announced last month, but was pending the approval of the council for the development of infrastructure partnerships (Conadie).
The EFVM concession is used by the Brazilian miner to transport iron ore shipments in the country's southeastern region.
Commercial banks will tend to assume a greater role in project financing in the medium term, while the capital markets will become more involved in the long term.
The conglomerate expects a cash windfall from the sales of a stake in a pulp company.
The country's lower house of congress approved two loan agreements signed with the CAF and the IDB to finance the project to rehabilitate the Transchaco route.