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Croatia's 2017 NPL ratio falls to 11.37% - table

Author Maja Garaca
Croatia's 2017 NPL ratio falls to 11.37% - table Boris15/

ZAGREB (Croatia), March 1 (SeeNews) – The ratio of non-performing loans (NPLs) in Croatia's banking system fell to 11.37% at the end of December, from 12.51% at the end of September, central bank data showed on Thursday.

The NPL ratio of non-financial corporations declined to 22.29% at the end of the fourth quarter from 25.92% at the end of the third quarter, while the NPL ratio of the household segment fell to 8.06% from 8.77%, according to the data published on the website of the central bank.

The total value of partly recoverable and fully irrecoverable loans was 27.95 billion kuna ($4.6 billion/3.7 billion euro) at the end of December, out of a total loan portfolio of 245.92 billion kuna.

Details follow:

  Dec'17 Sept'17 Dec'16
NPL total (bln kuna) 27.95 32.52 36.05
NPL ratio % 11.37 12.51 13.80
- govt units 0.02 0.02 0.02
- non-financial corporations 22.29 25.92 28.29
- households 8.06 8.77 10.33

(1 euro=7.45360 kuna)