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
Jul / 2021
379.34
1.41%
6.65%
Jul / 2021
3571.14
2.85%
16.03%
Dec / 2019
0.70
1.98%
7.94%
Jul / 2021
1771.17
9.80%
27.76%
Jul / 2021
1832.22
-6.76%
2.92%
Jul / 2021
1.50
-0.58%
-2.94%
Jul / 2021
938.44
2.37%
2.38%
Q2 / 2021
173.61
0.30%
4.11%
Jul / 2021
6.31
-1.05%
4.56%
May / 2021
5.40
2.33%
-1.00%
Jun / 2021
9944.26
2.41%
7.80%
Jun / 2021
1.95
0.20%
2.26%
Aug / 2021
23.61
0.21%
0.57%
Jul / 2021
130.79
0.72%
2.71%
Jun / 2021
968.60
6.06%
1.33%
Jul / 2021
8.75
0.46%
0.26%
Jun / 2021
23.10
4.02%
-0.69%
Jul / 2021
1829.98
1.41%
13.63%
Aug / 2021
35.77
-0.08%
4.24%
Jun / 2021
1495.50
5.01%
-0.33%
Jun / 2021
102588.10
3.92%
24.39%
Sep / 2020
2304.15
-0.97%
3.00%
Aug / 2021
110808.83
2.94%
2.28%
Aug / 2021
117202.15
2.35%
11.03%
Jul / 2021
269371.24
2.67%
-0.01%
Jun / 2021
10233.44
0.37%
4.11%
Jul / 2021
85.31
-1.14%
-0.30%
Aug / 2021
14.93
-3.00%
-3.81%
Jul / 2021
1156.21
0.20%
-0.01%
Aug / 2021
1350.10
0.87%
2.95%
Q1 / 2021
158.47
76.35%
105.58%
Dec / 2019
0.26
-1.90%
-10.27%
Aug / 2021
652.30
2.60%
8.49%
Aug / 2021
15.93
3.45%
14.42%
Jun / 2021
1094.47
8.00%
19.05%
Jul / 2021
6.24
2.79%
4.57%
Aug / 2021
7.75
2.17%
5.60%
Jul / 2021
4761.52
0.11%
0.33%
Jul / 2021
6.08
-0.20%
9.69%
Jun / 2021
4.71
1.09%
-2.48%
Jul / 2021
96.39
-0.81%
-0.64%
Aug / 2021
1209.96
0.49%
2.07%
Apr / 2019
5.13
-2.10%
29.24%
Aug / 2021
18.52
-0.33%
17.01%
Jul / 2021
1014.43
0.43%
1.33%
Aug / 2021
66.11
-4.16%
-13.30%
Dec / 2019
0.57
-0.02%
8.33%
Aug / 2021
104.90
0.48%
3.27%
Jun / 2021
67.70
11.45%
5.45%
Jul / 2021
133.63
2.51%
8.33%
Jul / 2021
205.52
0.44%
1.82%
Jul / 2021
9582.07
0.84%
9.37%
Aug / 2021
1485.78
-0.08%
-2.47%
Jul / 2021
67406.15
-0.57%
3.10%
Jun / 2021
2184461.72
1.29%
-0.94%
Jul / 2021
36.28
-0.07%
-5.34%
May / 2021
494.52
3.20%
5.02%
Jul / 2021
662.09
-0.70%
-1.13%
Jun / 2021
5528.70
6.29%
12.52%
Jun / 2021
497.00
3.31%
12.00%
Jul / 2021
409362.20
-0.53%
0.33%
Aug / 2021
7221.45
-2.82%
-0.92%
Jun / 2021
2336.60
1.44%
8.47%
Jul / 2021
18.60
-0.20%
-0.26%
Aug / 2021
4.33
0.12%
-3.04%
Q4 / 2020
2.02
-3.09%
-7.22%
Aug / 2021
7.98
3.45%
1.09%
Jul / 2021
28.50
0.10%
-3.52%
Q2 / 2021
149.16
6.73%
2.87%
Aug / 2021
173.59
0.63%
4.64%
Mar / 2021
5190.03
-3.92%
8.12%
Jul / 2021
646.87
0.77%
1.14%
Jun / 2021
1733.10
4.49%
9.16%
Jul / 2021
4.05
-0.67%
5.93%
Jul / 2021
249.00
2.58%
1.57%
Jul / 2021
2504.97
-0.38%
-10.00%
Aug / 2021
31.15
4.87%
15.99%
Aug / 2021
6829.39
13.12%
19.58%
Aug / 2021
1.11
-2.53%
1.08%
Dec / 2019
0.01
6.26%
2.83%
Jul / 2021
405.39
3.00%
2.64%
Jul / 2021
167.27
6.78%
6.79%
Jul / 2021
39.74
-1.68%
2.44%
Jul / 2021
284.25
-2.13%
-2.52%
Q4 / 2019
504.24
0.60%
3.58%
Jul / 2021
255.13
1.23%
2.90%
Jun / 2021
55.58
0.80%
7.26%
Jun / 2021
502.60
0.26%
10.24%
Jul / 2021
1417.09
0.54%
4.66%
Aug / 2021
5627.40
1.40%
9.34%
Jul / 2021
4.21
-1.47%
3.21%
Aug / 2021
250.03
1.13%
2.96%
Jul / 2021
7011.30
1.25%
-1.75%
Jul / 2021
371.82
-0.10%
-0.82%
Dec / 2020
73.97
2.53%
10.37%
Aug / 2021
138.59
5.15%
16.71%
Jul / 2021
45885.00
2.62%
9.32%
Dec / 2019
1.17
-1.47%
-7.30%
Q1 / 2021
0.99
-0.57%
8.55%
Jun / 2021
2493.10
3.52%
5.80%
Aug / 2021
1303.69
3.92%
3.99%
Jul / 2021
6.03
2.01%
-3.80%
Jul / 2021
345.37
17.17%
19.99%
Jul / 2021
19.69
2.06%
-1.13%
Jul / 2021
9.32
0.91%
-0.55%
Jul / 2021
1800.47
1.70%
-0.93%
Jul / 2021
1542083.20
3.43%
11.66%
Aug / 2021
460.48
-0.90%
-2.22%
Jul / 2021
3.97
5.07%
25.81%
Jul / 2021
7.03
13.35%
7.51%
Aug / 2021
2556.28
1.67%
1.01%
Jul / 2021
415.00
0.68%
5.40%
Jul / 2021
13256.14
3.59%
7.07%
Jun / 2021
5.19
-9.21%
12.84%
Q2 / 2021
13123.76
3.17%
-0.21%
Jul / 2021
7055.42
1.13%
1.90%
Jun / 2021
592.00
12.33%
2.17%
May / 2021
16.97
0.60%
-0.20%
Jul / 2021
2155.30
1.21%
12.36%
Aug / 2021
4887.98
-2.23%
-5.95%
Jul / 2021
15787.19
3.74%
8.58%
Jul / 2021
674.51
0.29%
-6.26%
Jul / 2021
772.41
-0.52%
-4.55%
Jul / 2021
474.49
0.32%
-2.48%
May / 2021
26.46
0.03%
-0.22%
Apr / 2021
73.21
30.08%
518.01%
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