Hong Kong: Non-performing loans

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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Hong Kong: Non-performing loans as percent of all bank loans

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Hong Kong from 2008 to 2018. The average value for Hong Kong during that period was 0.8 percent with a minimum of 0.51 percent in 2014 and a maximum of 1.58 percent in 2009. The latest value from 2018 is 0.55 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 121 countries is 6.88 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The percent non-performing loans in Hong Kong reflects the health of the banking system. A higher percent of such loans shows that banks have difficulty collecting interest and principal on their credits. That may lead to less profits for the banks in Hong Kong and, possibly, bank closures.

Definition: Bank nonperforming loans to total gross loans are the value of nonperforming loans divided by the total value of the loan portfolio (including nonperforming loans before the deduction of specific loan-loss provisions). The loan amount recorded as nonperforming should be the gross value of the loan as recorded on the balance sheet, not just the amount that is overdue.
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