South America Rates

Continent Deposit Rates

South America Deposits by Country

Country Inflation GDP Population Interest Rate Change Currency Last Updated
Argentina 27.6% 15,854 42,669,500 23.70% - ARS Feb 2018
Costa Rica 12,157 4,713,168 7.85% - CRC Feb 2018
Colombia 3.4% 9,046 47,865,600 6.67% - COP Jun 2017
Chile 3.3% 15,002 17,819,054 3.36% - CLP Feb 2018
Panama 5.9% 14,097 3,713,312 2.40% - USD Feb 2018
Peru 3% 9,281 30,814,175 2.25% - PEN Feb 2018
Trinidad And Tobago 5.2% 19,759 1,328,019 1.20% - TTD Feb 2018

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  • Q: What are the best interest rates for Ecuador regarding a certificate of deposit

    Reply Vicki from Dayton, United States
  • Q: I live in Toronto Canada. Want to open a savings account in Argentina for 1 yr. how do you do it? The procedure? Should I go through the Argentina Embassy in Toronto?

    Reply Adugna from Scarborough, Canada
    • R: The interest rate may be high, but that inflation is crazy and it could easily go much higher within one year and potentially leave you with a loss at the end of one year. You still have to get your money out of the country at the end of the day. :-)

      Reply den
  • Q: Why don't you publish interests rates for Brasil.

    Reply Alfredo from Curitiba, Brazil

South America Discussion Activity

  • Argentina - ICBC Argentina
    Q: We are potential investors, and we have a few questions. 1. Can a US Citizen open a bank account with this bank without living in Argentina? 2. Is there an imposed tax on transferring funds from an US bank account to an Argentina bank account? 3. Does a US citizen living in US have to pay taxes in Argentina with said bank account? 4. What is needed for a US citizen living in the US to open an account at your bank? 5. What is the interest rate when withdrawing money here in the US from an account in Argentina if it is possible to have an account?

    Steve from Ridgeland, United States
  • Colombia - Banco Davivienda Colombia
    Q: to open a CD account of 20000 US dollars, what's the interest, one year, is it government insured

    Borris from Willemstad, CuraƧao
  • Brazil - HSBC Brazil
    Q: What annual interest can I expect in a Brazilian Bank if I do a 5 year deposit of 50000 US $

    Michael from Israel
  • Colombia - Deposits - Bancolombia - Bancolombia 1 Year Certificate Of Deposit
    Q: The certificado son de us dollar o dinero de Columbia

    Michael P from Philadelphia, United States
  • Costa Rica - Citibank Costa Rica
    Q: Where are your bank locations in Costa Rica? Also we are moving to Costa Rica but will have our pension checks deposited in the U S, will that cause a problem? Will we need to provide documents every time to pay someone in Colonas?

    Jim from United States