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Bank lending survey 2018Mar

Published on 04/16/2018
Steady demand for corporate loans
Loans to enterprises: in March, banks reported a stable credit demand from enterprises.

Loans to households: According to the banks, the balance of opinions for the housing loans decreased slightly, whereas that for consumption rose.
Balances of opinions, calculated as weighted net percentages of responses, do not constitute a measure of the growth of credits actually distributed, nor of the actual evolution of margins.
Changes in net demand for loans to enterprises
(balance of opinion, weighted net percentage changes)
Contributing factors to changes in SMEs
(balance of opinion, weighted net percentage changes)
Changes in net demand for housing loans
(balance of opinion, weighted net percentage changes)
Changes in net demand for consumer credit
(balance of opinion, weighted net percentage changes)
Changes in households and enterprises' demand: banks' balances of opinion breakdown
(balance of opinion, weighted percentage changes)
Additional information
Changes in corporate financing needs
Mergers/acquisitions and corporate restructuring
(balance of opinion, weighted net percentage changes)
Fixed investment
(balance of opinion, weighted net percentage changes)
NB: Banks' responses are weighted by the relative importance of credit (SMEs, large firms, households' house purchase, consumer credit) they distribute.
For loan demand, the balance of opinion is the difference between the percentage of banks in the sample reporting an increase and the percentage of those reporting a decrease.
For contributing factors to changes in demand (including corporate financing needs), the balance of opinion associated with a factor is the difference between the percentage of banks in the sample reporting the factor as having contributed to an increase in demand and the percentage of those reporting the factor as having contributed to a decrease in demand.
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STAT INFO - March 2018
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Bank lending survey
  • Published on 04/16/2018
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Published on Monday, April 16, 2018