Nicaragua: Lending interest rate

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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Nicaragua: Interest rates on bank credit to the private sector

: For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 1988 to 2019. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was 3841.7 percent with a minimum of 10.54 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 121905.98 percent in 1988. The latest value from 2019 is 12.46 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 82 countries is 10.99 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The lending interest rate in Nicaragua 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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