(measure: percent; Source: The International Monetary Fund)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Ethiopia: Real interest rate: Bank lending rate minus inflation, 1985 - 2008:
For that indicator, we provide data for Ethiopia from 1985 to 2008. The average value for Ethiopia during that period was 2.11 percent with a minimum of -17.67 percent in 1985 and a maximum of 17.64 percent in 2001.
The latest value from 2008 is -17.12 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2008 based on 135
countries is 2.39 percent.
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Definition: Real interest rate is the lending interest rate adjusted for inflation as measured by the GDP deflator. The terms and conditions attached to lending rates differ by country, however, limiting their comparability.