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Guatemalan Bank Employee Day 2021 Bank Holiday On July 1st

Source: Superintendencia de Bancos de Guatemala (Guatemala City)
Posted: Sunday, June 27, 2021


The supervisory body in charge of the banking sector in Guatemala (the Superintendencia de Bancos de Guatemala) has announced that Thursday, July 1st, 2021, had been declared as a bank holiday in Guatemala, on account of the annual, Día del Empleado Bancario bank holiday of Guatemala.

The aforementioned announcement, posted on the Twitter account of the , reads as follows: "La Superintendencia de Bancos -SIB-, establece el 01 de julio, como el Día del Empleado Bancario, celebrando así la labor de las personas que sostienen el funcionamiento óptimo de estas importantes entidades financieras.".

The declaration of Thursday, July 1st, 2021, as a bank holiday in Guatemala, is in line with the list of annual bank holidays in Guatemala and afferent rules thereto, as announced a decade ago (2009-12-17) in the "Reglamento de Asuetos de las Instituciones Bancarias que operan en la República (Resolución JM-129-2009)", as well as with the list of official bank holidays for the calendar year 2021 in Guatemala released earlier this year (2020-11-13).

As per the Resolución JM-129-2009, the date of the annual Día del Empleado Bancario bank holiday of Guatemala moves around, due to the position of July 1st and of the June 30th Army Day public holiday, with respect to the weekend (2020-06-26, 2019-06-28, 2018-06-27, 2017-06-29, 2016-06-28 and 2015-06-18).



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