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Serbian banks' NPL ratio falls to 3.6% at end-June - c-bank

Author Radomir Ralev
Serbian banks' NPL ratio falls to 3.6% at end-June - c-bank By NMedjedov (Own work), via Wikimedia Commons

BELGRADE (Serbia), September 16 (SeeNews) - The ratio of non-performing loans (NPLs) in Serbia's banking sector fell to 3.6% at the end of June from 3.9% in March, the Serbian central bank said.

The share of NPLs was reduced by 0.1 of a percentage point on the year from 3.7% in June 2020, the central bank, NBS, said in a lending survey for the second quarter of 2021 on Wednesday.

In the corporate lending segment, the share of NPL decreased by 0.2 of a percentage point on the quarter to 2.9% at the end of June, while the NPL ratio of loans to households declined by 0.1 of a percentage point to 4.1%.

The ratio of NPLs in Serbia's banking sector declined by 0.4 of a percentage point in 2020 to 3.7% at the end of December.

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