Current Condition of Commercial Banks Loan Portfolio
By the end of March 2018, commercial banks issued 2.6 billion GEL worth of national currency-denominated loans (1.2 percent more compared to the previous month), and 7.0 billion GEL worth of foreign currency denominated loans (1.9 percent more) to resident legal entities (exchange rate effect excluded volume of lending in the foreign currency decreased by 4.6 percent).
During March 2018, the volume of lending to resident individuals increased by 1.1 percent or 134.3 million GEL, and exceeded 11.8 billion GEL by April 1, 2018.
Larization ratio for total loans constituted 44.75 percent by April 1, 2018 and increased by 0.54 percentage point (exchange rate effect excluded decreased by 0.10 percentage point), compared to March 1, 2018.
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