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Romania’s lending growth slows down in August - table

Romania’s lending growth slows down in August - table Romania's monetary indicators August Source: BNR

BUCHAREST (Romania), September 23 (SeeNews) - The value of Romanian banks’ outstanding loans to the non-government sector grew 15.9% year-on-year in August to 359 billion lei ($70.8 billion/ 72.6 billion euro), compared to a 16.8% rise in July, the central bank, BNR, said on Friday.

Private lending increased 16.8% on the year to 258 billion lei in August, after growing 18% in July, BNR said in a statement.

Private lending in foreign currency rose 13.8% on the year to 101 billion lei in August, compared to a 13.9% rise in July.

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

August, bln lei August y/y July y/y
Private lending (total) 359.076,8 15.9 16.8
Private lending in lei 257.807,2 16.8 18.0
-individuals 146.948,4 11.3 12.4
-companies 110.858,8 25.0 26.3
Private lending in foreign currency 101.269,6 13.8 13.9
-individuals 24.997,2 -13.3 -12.0
-companies 76.272,4 26.9 26.5

Source: BNR

(1 euro=4.9437 lei)

 
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