Current Condition of Commercial Banks’ Loan Portfolio
By the end of September 2016, commercial banks issued 2.0 billion GEL worth of national currency-denominated loans (11.2 percent more compared to the previous month), and 5.6 billion GEL worth of foreign currency denominated loans (0.9 percent less) to resident legal entities (exchange rate effect excluded volume of lending in the foreign currency decreased by 2.0 percent).
During September 2016 the volume of lending to resident individuals increased by 2.1 percent or 171.2 million GEL, and constituted 8.3 billion GEL by October 1, 2016.
Larization ratio for total loans constituted 36.51 percent by October 1, 2016. Compared to September 1, 2016 exchange rate effect excluded larization ratio of total loans increased by 0.99 percentage point.
statistical information is published on the NBG's website: