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Urayoan Otero
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A total of 9,570 new automobiles were sold in September 2021 in Puerto Rico, a 1,138 unit or 13.5% increase when compared to September 2020.  When compared to August 2021 sales decreased by 1,1,85 units or 11.2%.  Despite sales decreasing when compared to the previous month, they remain well above pre-pandemic levels with September 2021...
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A total of 9,570 new automobiles were sold in September 2021 in Puerto Rico, a 13.5% increase when compared to September 2020.  When compared to August 2021 sales decreased by 11.2%.  Despite sales decreasing when compared to the previous month, they remain well above pre-pandemic levels with September 2021 registering the highest number of sales...
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El Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que está aceptando solicitudes para el Programa de Asistencia Técnica y Subvenciones de Capacitación para la Eliminación de Agua y Desechos.  Este programa está diseñado para ayudar a mejorar la infraestructura de tratamiento de agua y desechos en áreas rurales...
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The U.S. Department of Agricultura (USDA) announced it is accepting applications for the Water and Waste Disposal Technical Assistance and Training Grants Program.  This program is designed to help improve water and waste treatment infrastructure in rural areas and impact households as well as business in small communities.  The USDA is specifically looking for “Nonprofits...
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The U.S. Department of Agricultura (USDA) announced it is accepting applications for the Water and Waste Disposal Technical Assistance and Training Grants Program.  This program is designed to help improve water and waste treatment infrastructure in rural areas and impact households as well as business in small communities.  The USDA is specifically looking for “Nonprofits...
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Retail sales in Puerto Rico reached $2,964 million during July 2021, a $347.2 million or 11.7% increase when compared to July 2020.  This year-over-year increase was mainly driven by a $114.2 million or 10.3% increase in sales for department stores, a $85.5 million or 23.9% increase in sales for New and Used Motor Vehicles, and...
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Los préstamos y arrendamientos para bancos comerciales en Puerto Rico totalizaron $34.5 mil millones en el primer trimestre de 2021.  En comparación con el cuarto trimestre de 2020, los préstamos y arrendamientos disminuyeron en aproximadamente 1.5%.  A pesar de esto, los préstamos y arrendamientos para los bancos comerciales aumentaron en un período de un año. ...
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Loans and leases for commercial banks in Puerto Rico totaled $34.5 billion in the first quarter of 2021.  When compared to the fourth quarter of 2020, loans and leases decreased by about $511,084 million or 1.5%.  Despite this, loans and leases for commercial banks increased within a one-year period.  When compared to the first quarter...
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The seasonally adjusted house price index (HPI-SA) for Puerto Rico reached a score of 188.3 in the second quarter of 2021.  This means that house prices are 88.3% higher in the island when compared to 1995, the base year of the index.  When compared to the second quarter of 2020, the HPI-SA increased by 25.2...
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