Mozambique: Interest rates on bank credit to the private sector
For that indicator, we provide data for Mozambique from 1997 to 2019. The average value for Mozambique during that period was 20.39 percent with a minimum of 14.8 percent in 2014 and a maximum of 29.97 percent in 1997.
The latest value from 2019 is 18.96 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 82
countries is 10.99 percent.
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The lending interest rate in Mozambique 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.