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Romania’s lending growth slightly speeds up in April - table

Author Tudor Popescu
Romania’s lending growth slightly speeds up in April - table Romania's lending and deposits - April 2022 Source BNR

BUCHAREST (Romania), May 24 (SeeNews) - The value of Romanian banks’ outstanding loans to the non-government sector grew 15.8% year-on-year in April to 339.9 billion lei ($73.6 billion/ 68.7 billion euro), compared to a 15.7% rise in March, the central bank, BNR, said on Tuesday.

Private lending increased 19.6% on the year to 246.8 billion lei in April, after growing 20% in March, BNR said in a statement.

Private lending in foreign currency rose 6.8% on the year to 93 billion lei in April, compared to a 5.6% rise in March.

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

Apr, bln lei Apr y/y Mar y/y
Private lending (total) 339.949,0 15.8 15.7
Private lending in lei 246.885,9 19.6 20.0
- individuals 141.480,1 14.6 15.3
- companies 105.405,8 27.1 27.0
Private lending in foreign currency 93.063,1 6.8 5.6
- individuals 26.341,9 -12.5 -12.7
- companies 66.721,2 17.0 15.5

(1 euro = 4.9457 Romanian lei)

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