Chile: Lending interest rate

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 Chile

Interest rates on bank credit to the private sector

 Latest value 4.18
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1985 - 2018
 Average 15.79
 Min - Max 4.18 - 48.87
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Chile from 1985 to 2018. The average value for Chile during that period was 15.79 percent with a minimum of 4.18 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 48.87 percent in 1990. The latest value from 2018 is 4.18 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 116 countries is 11.41 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
Chile - Lending interest rate - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Chile - Lending interest rate - historical chart - 1985-2018




The lending interest rate in Chile 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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