Current Tendencies of Bank Deposits
The total volume of non-bank deposits in the country's banking sector increased by 5.0 percent (exchange rate effect excluded volume of deposits increased by 4.2 percent), or by 840.7 million GEL, compared to August 1, 2017 and reached 17.8 billion GEL by September 1, 2017. In August, the volume of term deposits increased by 958.8 million GEL (10.3 percent; exchange rate effect excluded volume of term deposits increased by 9.4 percent). Demand deposits decreased by 118.1 million GEL (1.5 percent; exchange rate effect excluded volume of demand deposits decreased by 2.2 percent).
The larization ratio of total non-bank deposits constituted 34.49 percent by September 1, 2017 and increased by 0.26 percentage point (exchange rate effect excluded) compared to August 1, 2017.
The annual average weighted interest rate on term deposits constituted 5.6 percent. In particular, the interest rate for national currency denominated deposits was 8.5 percent and the interest rate for foreign currency denominated deposits 3.1 percent.
The share of the US dollar in the total volume of foreign currency denominated deposits equals 84.3 percent and the share of the Euro equals 13.0 percent.
Current statistical information is published on the NBG's website: