France: Lending-deposit interest rate spread
(measure: interest rate points; Source: The International Monetary Fund)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
France: Bank lending-deposit interest rate spread: For that indicator, The International Monetary Fund provides data for France from 1980 to 2004. The average value for France during that period was 4.47 interest rate points with a minumum of 2.8 interest rate points in 1996 and a maximum of 6.5 interest rate points in 1989. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Difference between the lending rate and the deposit rate. The lending rate is the rate charged by banks on loans to the private sector and the deposit interest rate is the rate offered by commercial banks on three-month deposits.