(measure: interest rate points; Source: The International Monetary Fund)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Syria: Bank lending-deposit interest rate spread
For that indicator, The International Monetary Fund provides data for Syria from 1980 to 2011. The average value for Syria during that period was 4.3 interest rate points with a minimum of 0.58 interest rate points in 2005 and a maximum of 5 interest rate points in 1980.
The latest value from 2011 is 3.33 interest rate points. For comparison, the world average in 2011 based on 127
countries is 7.22 interest rate points.
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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.