Current Condition of Commercial Banks Loan Portfolio
By the end of February 2019, the total volume of national currency denominated loans issued by commercial banks amounted to 3.4 billion GEL (0.2 percent more compared to the previous month), and foreign currency denominated loans to resident legal entities constituted 8.3 billion GEL (0.6 percent less; exchange rate effect excluded volume of lending in the foreign currency decreased by 2.1 percent).
During February 2019, the volume of lending to resident individuals increased by 0.7 percent or 96.6 million GEL, and constituted 14.1 billion GEL by March 1, 2019.
Larization ratio for total loans constituted 42.95 percent by March 1, 2019 and increased by 0.17 percentage point (exchange rate effect excluded increased by 0.52 percentage point), compared to February 1, 2018.
Current statistical information
is published on the NBG's website: