Current Condition of Commercial Banks' Loan Portfolio
By the end of November 2017, commercial banks issued 2.5 billion GEL worth of national currency-denominated loans (3.5 percent more compared to the previous month), and 7.0 billion GEL worth of foreign currency denominated loans (7.1 percent more) to resident legal entities (exchange rate effect excluded volume of lending in the foreign currency increased by 1.9 percent).
During November 2017 the volume of lending to resident individuals increased by 3.8 percent or 412.9 million GEL, and constituted 11.2 billion GEL by December 1, 2017.
Larization ratio for total loans constituted 40.69 percent by December 1, 2017. Compared to November 1, 2017 exchange rate effect excluded larization ratio increased by 0.32 percentage point.
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