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Romania's annual bank deposit growth accelerates in Jan - table

Romania's annual bank deposit growth accelerates in Jan - table Romanian banks' deposits. (Author: SeeNews). License: all rights reserved.

BUCHAREST (Romania), February 23 (SeeNews) - The value of deposits of the non-government sector in Romanian banks grew 12.4% on the year to 304 billion lei ($80 billion/65 billion euro) in January, accelerating from an annual rise of 10.4% in December, the central bank, BNR, said on Friday.

Leu deposits increased 12.2% year-on-year to 206 billion lei in January, after growing by an annual 9.4% in the previous month, BNR said in a monthly monetary statistics report.

Foreign currency deposits increased by 12.7% on the year to 97.3 billion lei in January, after growing at the same pace as in December.

Details follow (in billions of lei, nominal change in percent):

  Jan, bln lei Jan y/y Dec y/y
Total deposits 304.001.1 12.4 10.4
Leu deposits 206.096,2 12.2 9.4
- individuals 112.315,2 8.5 7.3
- companies 94.380,9 16.9 11.8
Foreign currency deposits 97.305,0 12.7 12.7
- individuals 67.269,2 13.1 12.1
- companies 30.035,8 11.8 14.2

Source: BNR

(1 euro=4.6552 lei)

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