Bladex Announces Filing of Annual Report on Form 20-F

Jun 11, 2010, 19:14 ET from Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A.

PANAMA CITY, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. ("Bladex" or "the Bank") (NYSE: BLX) announced today that it filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2009 (the "2009 Annual Report") with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC").  The 2009 Annual Report can be accessed by visiting either the SEC's website at www.sec.gov or Bladex's website at www.bladex.com.

In addition, investors may receive a hard copy of Bladex's complete audited financial statements free of charge by requesting a copy from i-advize Corporate Communications, Inc. at 212-406-3694, or via email at bladex@i-advize.com .  

Bladex is a supranational bank originally established by the Central Banks of Latin American and Caribbean countries to promote trade finance in the Region. Based in Panama, its shareholders include central and state-owned entities in 23 countries of the Region, as well as Latin American and international commercial banks and institutional and retail investors.

For further information, please access our website at www.bladex.com or contact:

Bladex, Head Office, Calle 50 y Aquilino de la Guardia, Panama, Republic of Panama

Attention:  Mr. Christopher Schech, Chief Financial Officer

Tel.: (507) 210-8630, E-mail: cschech@bladex.com

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i-advize Corporate Communications, Inc., 82 Wall Street, Suite 805,

New York, NY  10005

Attention:  Ms. Melanie Carpenter or Mr. Peter Majeski

Tel.: (212) 406-3690, E-mail: bladex@i-advize.com

SOURCE Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A.



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