Current Condition of Commercial Banks Loan Portfolio
By the end of August 2018, commercial banks issued 3.0 billion GEL worth of national currency-denominated loans (3.1 percent more compared to the previous month), and 7.4 billion GEL worth of foreign currency denominated loans (2.7 percent more) to resident legal entities (exchange rate effect excluded volume of lending in the foreign currency increased by 1.1 percent).
During August 2018, the volume of lending to resident individuals increased by 0.05 percent or 6.3 million GEL, and constituted 12.7 billion GEL by September 1, 2018.
Larization ratio for total loans constituted 45.63 percent by September 1, 2018 and decreased by 1.12 percentage point (exchange rate effect excluded increased by 0.18 percentage point), compared to August 1, 2018.
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