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
Feb / 2021
370.59
3.12%
8.58%
Feb / 2021
3346.94
2.52%
-7.01%
Dec / 2019
0.70
1.98%
7.94%
Feb / 2021
1589.99
6.95%
38.68%
Feb / 2021
1946.52
0.57%
19.25%
Feb / 2021
1.53
-0.79%
0.03%
Feb / 2021
907.63
0.30%
-0.02%
Q4 / 2020
168.07
-0.33%
4.15%
Feb / 2021
6.31
-1.19%
-2.29%
Nov / 2020
5.31
0.01%
2.81%
Jan / 2021
9570.84
1.76%
8.46%
Feb / 2021
1.98
0.83%
3.59%
Mar / 2021
22.97
-0.99%
2.73%
Feb / 2021
127.87
0.91%
0.39%
Jan / 2021
900.80
5.10%
-4.38%
Feb / 2021
8.59
-0.38%
-2.43%
Jan / 2021
22.85
0.42%
-0.70%
Feb / 2021
1773.87
1.41%
22.91%
Feb / 2021
35.80
0.60%
2.60%
Jan / 2021
1423.50
3.07%
3.97%
Nov / 2020
91207.20
7.55%
18.00%
Sep / 2020
2304.15
-0.97%
3.00%
Mar / 2021
107509.33
1.22%
2.62%
Mar / 2021
113110.19
5.06%
10.89%
Feb / 2021
259704.55
-1.03%
4.24%
Jan / 2021
10157.50
0.50%
5.30%
Feb / 2021
87.09
3.43%
3.99%
Feb / 2021
15.59
1.67%
-5.29%
Feb / 2021
1145.28
-1.65%
0.73%
Feb / 2021
1319.07
-0.50%
1.35%
Q2 / 2020
80.07
3.87%
10.34%
Dec / 2019
0.26
-1.90%
-10.27%
Mar / 2021
619.73
0.64%
6.74%
Mar / 2021
14.92
2.43%
6.48%
Jan / 2021
986.91
1.78%
22.64%
Feb / 2021
5.93
-0.07%
2.79%
Feb / 2021
7.48
-1.29%
1.90%
Feb / 2021
4724.99
-0.36%
5.38%
Jan / 2021
5.90
3.34%
7.33%
Dec / 2020
4.66
-2.26%
-3.12%
Feb / 2021
96.76
-0.25%
4.76%
Feb / 2021
1202.34
0.57%
12.74%
Apr / 2019
5.13
-2.10%
29.24%
Feb / 2021
18.08
3.38%
25.60%
Feb / 2021
1004.07
0.54%
4.29%
Feb / 2021
73.59
-4.07%
-5.83%
Dec / 2019
0.57
-0.02%
8.33%
Feb / 2021
104.11
0.71%
6.80%
Jan / 2021
57.90
-3.02%
14.43%
Feb / 2021
125.42
3.58%
2.19%
Jan / 2021
202.75
1.71%
3.01%
Feb / 2021
9403.02
-0.71%
10.12%
Feb / 2021
1461.41
-1.78%
-0.95%
Jan / 2021
66859.17
2.31%
4.42%
Feb / 2021
2105696.00
-1.55%
-4.17%
Feb / 2021
36.37
-2.57%
-4.96%
Dec / 2020
476.11
4.30%
5.56%
Feb / 2021
668.29
-2.05%
5.22%
Jan / 2021
5283.70
1.74%
7.86%
Jan / 2021
475.91
2.37%
10.83%
Feb / 2021
408523.70
0.34%
7.89%
Feb / 2021
6986.50
-4.13%
-0.50%
Jan / 2021
2273.50
2.41%
10.02%
Feb / 2021
18.52
-0.45%
1.90%
Feb / 2021
4.32
-2.71%
-6.23%
Q3 / 2020
2.08
1.78%
-10.73%
Feb / 2021
7.32
-3.83%
-13.64%
Feb / 2021
28.14
-0.50%
0.27%
Q4 / 2020
137.74
-2.19%
2.98%
Feb / 2021
168.53
2.14%
1.42%
Sep / 2020
4943.66
2.31%
10.62%
Feb / 2021
638.57
0.77%
2.07%
Jan / 2021
1679.00
5.39%
17.32%
Feb / 2021
4.03
0.97%
7.26%
Feb / 2021
249.08
0.83%
10.83%
Feb / 2021
2526.07
-1.49%
-2.79%
Feb / 2021
28.59
1.18%
8.75%
Mar / 2021
5570.02
2.55%
-6.50%
Feb / 2021
1.09
0.43%
2.48%
Dec / 2019
0.01
6.26%
2.83%
Feb / 2021
388.69
0.46%
6.47%
Feb / 2021
161.97
-3.13%
12.67%
Feb / 2021
41.08
1.63%
2.60%
Feb / 2021
282.70
-1.06%
-2.81%
Q4 / 2019
504.24
0.60%
3.58%
Feb / 2021
250.29
1.26%
0.42%
Nov / 2020
51.24
-0.29%
1.87%
Jan / 2021
447.20
3.21%
6.22%
Feb / 2021
1409.95
1.23%
4.22%
Feb / 2021
5520.62
5.44%
4.23%
Jan / 2021
3.99
-1.20%
4.47%
Jan / 2021
241.14
-0.56%
22.29%
Feb / 2021
6872.78
0.18%
-0.53%
Feb / 2021
372.48
-1.25%
-4.31%
Dec / 2020
73.97
2.53%
10.37%
Feb / 2021
126.14
2.26%
6.67%
Feb / 2021
43536.98
0.69%
9.77%
Dec / 2019
1.17
-1.47%
-7.30%
Q3 / 2020
1.00
11.21%
24.36%
Jan / 2021
2480.90
7.19%
1.42%
Feb / 2021
1256.58
-0.06%
7.23%
Feb / 2021
7.01
0.70%
31.21%
Feb / 2021
291.89
1.08%
1.61%
Feb / 2021
19.64
-2.01%
1.18%
Feb / 2021
9.24
-0.30%
-3.51%
Feb / 2021
1816.51
1.18%
0.68%
Dec / 2020
1422111.10
1.44%
13.40%
Feb / 2021
467.76
-0.96%
9.14%
Feb / 2021
3.44
2.59%
22.11%
Jan / 2021
6.61
2.11%
-3.36%
Feb / 2021
2492.55
-0.06%
2.25%
Jan / 2021
406.42
2.25%
8.31%
Feb / 2021
12786.58
1.28%
6.25%
Dec / 2020
5.48
8.43%
19.24%
Q4 / 2020
12284.41
-6.72%
-3.53%
Feb / 2021
6886.99
1.88%
4.08%
Jan / 2021
516.90
-1.19%
-12.79%
Sep / 2020
17.09
-0.05%
-4.82%
Feb / 2021
2019.58
-1.51%
28.88%
Mar / 2021
5022.45
0.05%
1.61%
Feb / 2021
15260.97
2.82%
10.61%
Feb / 2021
657.20
-3.58%
-2.95%
Jan / 2021
779.86
-1.17%
-3.09%
Feb / 2021
478.99
-0.79%
7.68%
Jan / 2021
26.25
0.04%
3.21%
Nov / 2020
45.24
42.66%
840.26%
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