Business credit by country: the latest data

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The table shows the level of bank credit to private non-financial firms around the world including the most recent value and the percent changes since three months ago and one year ago. The numbers are continuously updated with the latest data from the national authorities. The data are in billion local currency units.

Business credit is a major contributing factor to long-term economic growth as it allows firms to invest in new technologies and to expand their scale. Since banks try to channel funds to the most promising projects and then monitor their execution, business credit also helps raise the overall productivity in the economy. You can read more about the benefits of finance for the reall economy.

Business credit used to be the main type of credit extended by commercial banks but this has been changing over time. Household credit has increased in importance and has even exceeded business credit in many of the developed countries.

Definition: Business credit includes credit extended by commercial banks and other deposit-taking institutions (excluding central banks) to private non-financial firms. Included are all credit institutions: domestic and foreign owned as well as private and public ones.

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Change
3 months
Change
12 months
Oct / 2020
356.62
0.26%
6.20%
Oct / 2020
3234.02
5.07%
-7.40%
Dec / 2019
0.70
1.98%
7.94%
Sep / 2020
1425.97
2.20%
14.91%
Oct / 2020
1885.95
5.94%
20.36%
Sep / 2020
1.57
2.19%
2.50%
Oct / 2020
907.76
-1.05%
1.55%
Q3 / 2020
168.63
1.13%
5.36%
Jul / 2020
6.03
-5.11%
5.36%
Sep / 2020
5.30
-1.55%
2.56%
Sep / 2020
9372.20
1.60%
9.78%
Sep / 2020
1.95
2.57%
3.18%
Oct / 2020
23.10
5.65%
31.92%
Oct / 2020
126.43
-0.66%
0.82%
Aug / 2020
884.40
-5.01%
3.72%
Sep / 2020
8.64
-1.16%
-3.17%
Sep / 2020
22.27
-4.27%
-0.84%
Oct / 2020
1713.63
6.41%
21.13%
Oct / 2020
35.20
2.47%
2.22%
Aug / 2020
1406.60
-5.78%
8.76%
Aug / 2020
84801.70
2.48%
13.49%
Sep / 2020
2304.15
-0.97%
3.00%
Oct / 2020
108084.40
0.54%
10.95%
Oct / 2020
109370.08
1.54%
15.40%
Sep / 2020
265497.68
-2.65%
6.11%
Aug / 2020
10061.93
1.04%
3.38%
Oct / 2020
84.45
-1.31%
4.19%
Oct / 2020
15.81
1.55%
4.06%
Oct / 2020
1178.40
1.91%
1.87%
Oct / 2020
1314.67
1.41%
2.17%
Q2 / 2020
80.07
3.87%
10.34%
Dec / 2019
0.26
-1.90%
-10.27%
Nov / 2020
611.80
1.75%
8.36%
Jul / 2020
924.64
6.02%
17.00%
Sep / 2020
5.90
-1.78%
6.22%
Oct / 2020
7.46
1.35%
2.50%
Oct / 2020
4732.44
-0.27%
5.24%
Sep / 2020
4.77
-1.26%
-0.45%
Oct / 2020
97.32
0.29%
7.46%
Oct / 2020
1187.28
0.07%
11.42%
Apr / 2019
5.13
-2.10%
29.24%
Oct / 2020
16.90
5.35%
21.64%
Oct / 2020
999.22
-0.19%
4.93%
Oct / 2020
76.49
0.68%
-3.05%
Dec / 2019
0.57
-0.02%
8.33%
Aug / 2020
101.58
-1.97%
5.83%
Aug / 2020
67.00
35.90%
4.36%
Sep / 2020
123.79
-0.34%
8.65%
Aug / 2020
200.18
-2.05%
6.82%
Oct / 2020
9532.90
8.70%
13.40%
Oct / 2020
1518.58
1.32%
1.91%
Sep / 2020
65456.09
-0.17%
4.49%
Sep / 2020
2191773.21
-0.61%
-0.69%
Oct / 2020
37.15
-3.08%
-7.29%
Aug / 2020
462.12
-1.82%
3.81%
Sep / 2020
676.94
2.31%
4.47%
Aug / 2020
4491.70
-10.99%
-0.58%
Sep / 2020
461.92
4.10%
16.54%
Oct / 2020
404158.70
-0.06%
8.30%
Oct / 2020
7283.66
2.13%
2.32%
Jun / 2020
2154.10
1.61%
8.76%
Sep / 2020
18.60
-0.55%
5.15%
Oct / 2020
4.43
0.04%
-11.16%
Q2 / 2020
2.04
-15.71%
-6.63%
Oct / 2020
7.68
-1.12%
-12.09%
Sep / 2020
28.63
-3.07%
4.20%
Q3 / 2020
140.83
-2.88%
5.21%
Oct / 2020
166.20
-2.83%
3.97%
Jun / 2020
4832.14
0.67%
17.37%
Oct / 2020
637.84
-0.27%
3.10%
Aug / 2020
1638.20
7.12%
3.30%
Sep / 2020
3.89
1.85%
4.43%
Sep / 2020
249.49
1.38%
12.65%
Oct / 2020
2625.35
-5.68%
2.37%
Oct / 2020
27.60
3.82%
4.66%
Sep / 2020
5572.39
-7.15%
-9.22%
Oct / 2020
1.08
-2.83%
6.87%
Oct / 2020
384.99
-1.52%
6.90%
Sep / 2020
165.21
7.04%
16.98%
Sep / 2020
39.37
-0.03%
-3.13%
Oct / 2020
286.13
-1.87%
-2.57%
Q4 / 2019
504.24
0.60%
3.58%
Oct / 2020
246.24
-0.69%
-0.08%
Aug / 2020
51.39
-0.69%
41.19%
Aug / 2020
457.20
2.47%
13.03%
Sep / 2020
1381.36
0.89%
4.42%
Oct / 2020
5189.21
0.41%
1.33%
Oct / 2020
4.04
-0.95%
8.83%
Oct / 2020
243.75
2.27%
23.00%
Sep / 2020
6888.28
-1.96%
3.25%
Sep / 2020
374.33
-2.40%
-3.21%
Sep / 2020
72.17
1.78%
4.41%
Oct / 2020
122.19
4.10%
3.41%
Oct / 2020
43227.32
2.99%
8.89%
Q2 / 2020
0.90
-1.52%
8.84%
Aug / 2020
2213.40
-6.87%
-10.75%
Oct / 2020
1257.14
1.26%
10.32%
Oct / 2020
6.59
5.24%
27.95%
Oct / 2020
289.61
0.61%
2.43%
Oct / 2020
19.97
0.24%
2.84%
Oct / 2020
9.28
-1.03%
-2.82%
Sep / 2020
1772.76
-2.36%
-1.88%
Sep / 2020
1401897.20
2.05%
14.18%
Oct / 2020
471.38
-0.61%
7.78%
Sep / 2020
3.15
-0.34%
19.70%
Sep / 2020
6.49
1.69%
-7.15%
Oct / 2020
2486.28
-1.99%
3.26%
Sep / 2020
395.54
-0.14%
6.76%
Oct / 2020
12614.39
1.88%
6.98%
Jun / 2020
4.60
-8.06%
2.53%
Q3 / 2020
13168.82
0.13%
8.07%
Oct / 2020
6771.30
-2.21%
3.09%
Aug / 2020
554.60
-8.22%
-4.94%
Jul / 2020
17.02
-1.39%
-8.39%
Oct / 2020
2076.10
8.23%
42.24%
Oct / 2020
5085.69
-3.32%
9.86%
Sep / 2020
14687.53
0.61%
7.95%
Oct / 2020
675.27
-6.16%
-4.92%
Aug / 2020
803.59
-1.49%
-0.92%
Oct / 2020
480.77
-1.19%
7.78%
Aug / 2020
26.15
-1.41%
0.97%
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