Ethiopia: Lending interest rate

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Interest rates on bank credit to the private sector

 Latest value 8.00
 Year 2008
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1985 - 2008
 Average 9.02
 Min - Max 6.00 - 15.08
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Ethiopia from 1985 to 2008. The average value for Ethiopia during that period was 9.02 percent with a minimum of 6 percent in 1987 and a maximum of 15.08 percent in 1995. The latest value from 2008 is 8 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2008 based on 134 countries is 13.14 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
Ethiopia - Lending interest rate - Recent values chart

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Ethiopia - Lending interest rate - historical chart - 1985-2008

The lending interest rate in Ethiopia 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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