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Romania's annual bank deposits growth speeds up in April - table

Romania's annual bank deposits growth speeds up in April - table Romanian banks' deposits. (Author: SeeNews). License: all rights reserved.

BUCHAREST (Romania), May 24 (SeeNews) - The deposits of the non-governmental sector in Romanian banks grew 9.9% on the year to 337.4 billion lei ($79 billion/71 billion euro) in April, compared to an annual increase of 9.0% in March, the central bank, BNR, said on Friday.

Leu deposits increased 7.2% year-on-year to 222 billion lei in April after growing by 5.4% in the previous month, BNR said in a monthly monetary statistics report.

Foreign currency deposits increased by 15.5% on the year to 115.3 billion lei in April, after growing by 16.5% in March.

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

  April, bln lei April y/y March y/y
Total deposits 337.393,8 9.9 9.0
Leu deposits 222.036,4 7.2 5.4
- individuals 123.042,2 8.3 6.8
- companies 98.994,2 5.8 3.6
Foreign currency deposits 115.357,5 15.5 16.5
- individuals 83.364,9 18.9 20.2
- companies 31.992,6 7.5 7.6

Source: BNR

(1 euro=4.7612 lei)

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