Current Condition of Commercial Banks’ Loan Portfolio
By the end of August 2016, commercial banks issued 1.8 billion GEL worth of national currency-denominated loans (3.3 percent less compared to the previous month), and 5.7 billion GEL worth of foreign currency denominated loans (3.5 percent less) to resident legal entities (exchange rate effect excluded volume of lending in the foreign currency decreased by 1.7 percent).
During August 2016 the volume of lending to resident individuals decreased by 0.1 percent or 5.8 million GEL, and constituted 8.1 billion GEL by September 1, 2016.
Larization ratio for total loans constituted 35.76 percent by September 1, 2016. Compared to August 1, 2016 exchange rate effect excluded larization ratio of total loans decreased by 0.37 percentage point.
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