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Interest rates on bank credit to the private sector in North America:

The average for 2019 based on 16 countries was 9.73 percent.The highest value was in Honduras: 17.33 percent and the lowest value was in the USA: 5.28 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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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.
Lending interest rate around the world
Lending interest rate in the European union
Lending interest rate in Europe
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Lending interest rate in Africa
Lending interest rate in South America
Lending interest rate in Australia


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