Burma (Myanmar): Lending interest rate

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 Burma (Myanmar)

Interest rates on bank credit to the private sector

 Latest value 14.83
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1994 - 2020
 Average 18.48
 Min - Max 14.83 - 20.92
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Burma (Myanmar) from 1994 to 2020. The average value for Burma (Myanmar) during that period was 18.48 percent with a minimum of 14.83 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 20.92 percent in 2007. The latest value from 2020 is 14.83 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 109 countries is 10.42 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Burma (Myanmar) - Lending interest rate - recent values

Historical chart
Burma (Myanmar) - Lending interest rate - historical chart - 1994-2020




The lending interest rate in Burma (Myanmar) shown below is the interest rate on credits from banks to prime borrowers, i.e. to the lowest risk borrowers in the private sector. That includes firms and households.
Definition: Lending rate is the bank rate that usually meets the short- and medium-term financing needs of the private sector. This rate is normally differentiated according to creditworthiness of borrowers and objectives of financing. The terms and conditions attached to these rates differ by country, however, limiting their comparability.


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 Lending-deposit interest rate spread 9.00 2020 interest rate points
 Bank cost to income ratio 52.81 2021 percent
 Bank overhead cost 0.66 2021 percent
 Net interest margin 1.09 2021 percent
 Bank credit to deposits 53.34 2020 percent
 Regulatory capital to risk-weighted assets 10.88 2018 percent
 Return on assets 0.22 2021 percent
 Return on equity 4.80 2021 percent
 Banking system z-scores 7.59 2021 index points
 Liquid assets to deposits 88.67 2014 percent
 Banking system capital to assets 7.17 2018 percent
 Non-interest income to total income 28.92 2021 percent
 Lending interest rate 14.83 2020 percent
 Real interest rate 9.01 2020 percent
 Legal rights 2.00 2020 points
 Credit information sharing 0.00 2019 points
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