Current Condition of Commercial Banks Loan Portfolio
By the end of July 2018, commercial banks issued 2.9 billion GEL worth of national currency-denominated loans (2.3 percent more compared to the previous month), and 7.2 billion GEL worth of foreign currency denominated loans (0.8 percent less) to resident legal entities (exchange rate effect excluded volume of lending in the foreign currency decreased by 0.6 percent).
During July 2018, the volume of lending to resident individuals increased by 0.9 percent or 119.5 million GEL, and constituted 12.7 billion GEL by August 1, 2018.
Larization ratio for total loans constituted 45.45 percent by August 1, 2018 and increased by 0.29 percentage point (exchange rate effect excluded increased by 0.24 percentage point), compared to July 1, 2018.
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