Current Condition of Commercial Banks Loan Portfolio
By the end of January 2018, commercial banks issued 2.5 billion GEL worth of national currency-denominated loans (0.7 percent less compared to the previous month), and 6.9 billion GEL worth of foreign currency denominated loans (3.0 percent less) to resident legal entities (exchange rate effect excluded volume of lending in the foreign currency increased by 0.7 percent).
During January 2018, the volume of lending to resident individuals increased by 3.0 percent or 341.2 million GEL, and constituted 11.6 billion GEL by February 1, 2018.
Larization ratio for total loans constituted 43.66 percent by February 1, 2018 and increased by 1.75 percentage point (exchange rate effect excluded by 0.84 percentage point), compared to January 1, 2018.
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