Current Condition of Commercial Banks' Loan Portfolio
By the end of July 2017, commercial banks issued 2.3 billion GEL worth of national currency-denominated loans (1.5 percent more compared to the previous month), and 6.1 billion GEL worth of foreign currency denominated loans (0.7 percent less) to resident legal entities (exchange rate effect excluded volume of lending in the foreign currency decreased by 0.5 percent).
During July 2017 the volume of lending to resident individuals increased by 1.6 percent or 157.6 million GEL, and constituted 9.9 billion GEL by August 1, 2017.
Larization ratio for total loans constituted 41.75 percent by August 1, 2017. Compared to July 1, 2017 exchange rate effect excluded larization ratio increased by 0.68 percentage point.
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