Paraguay: Lending interest rate

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Interest rates on bank credit to the private sector

 Latest value 12.51
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1994 - 2021
 Average 28.65
 Min - Max 12.51 - 57.77
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Paraguay from 1994 to 2021. The average value for Paraguay during that period was 28.65 percent with a minimum of 12.51 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 57.77 percent in 2003. The latest value from 2021 is 12.51 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 106 countries is 9.96 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Paraguay - Lending interest rate - recent values

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Paraguay - Lending interest rate - historical chart - 1994-2021

The lending interest rate in Paraguay 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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 Non-performing loans 2.94 2022 percent
 Bank overhead cost 3.15 2021 percent
 Net interest margin 4.85 2021 percent
 Bank credit to deposits 139.26 2021 percent
 Regulatory capital to risk-weighted assets 19.07 2020 percent
 Return on assets 1.79 2021 percent
 Return on equity 14.55 2021 percent
 Banking system z-scores 17.13 2021 index points
 Liquid assets to deposits 23.13 2021 percent
 Banking system capital to assets 8.47 2020 percent
 Non-interest income to total income 32.51 2021 percent
 Lending interest rate 12.51 2021 percent
 Real interest rate 3.75 2021 percent
 Legal rights 1.00 2020 points
 Credit information sharing 7.00 2019 points
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