Current Tendencies of Bank Deposits

Current Tendencies of Bank Deposits

25 September, 2014

The total volume of non-bank deposits in the country's banking sector increased by 1.5 percent, or 150.7 million GEL, compared with August 1 2014, and reached 10.4 billion GEL by September 1, 2014. In August 2014, the volume of demand deposits increased by 53.3 million GEL (1.2 percent) and term deposits increased by 97.5 million GEL (1.7 percent) compared to the previous month.

The dollarization ratio of total non-bank deposits constituted 59.81 percent by September 1, 2014; decreasing by 1.34 percentage points compared to August 1, 2014.

The annual average weighted interest rate on term deposits constituted 5.8 percent. In particular, the interest rate for national currency denominated deposits was 7.7 percent and the interest rate for foreign currency denominated deposits 4.6 percent.

The share of the US dollar in the total volume of foreign currency denominated deposits equals 81.4 percent and the share of the euro equals 16.0 percent.


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