Current Condition of Commercial Banks’ Loan Portfolio
By the end of October 2016, commercial banks issued 1.9 billion GEL worth of national currency-denominated loans (4.9 percent less compared to the previous month), and 5.7 billion GEL worth of foreign currency denominated loans (1.6 percent more) to resident legal entities (exchange rate effect excluded volume of lending in the foreign currency decreased by 1.7 percent).
During October 2016 the volume of lending to resident individuals increased by 3.3 percent or 277.3 million GEL, and constituted 8.6 billion GEL by November 1, 2016.
Larization ratio for total loans constituted 36.19 percent by November 1, 2016. Compared to October 1, 2016 exchange rate effect excluded larization ratio of total loans increased by 0.46 percentage point.
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