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
Dec / 2018
317.72
-1.45%
-3.41%
Dec / 2018
3035.77
2.64%
7.51%
Nov / 2018
0.66
3.42%
5.84%
Dec / 2018
1040.73
-10.35%
31.09%
Dec / 2018
1518.48
0.29%
10.34%
Dec / 2018
1.37
1.09%
3.02%
Dec / 2018
879.20
1.28%
5.22%
Q3 / 2018
148.54
1.10%
7.06%
Dec / 2018
5.73
10.65%
13.00%
Oct / 2018
5.02
2.24%
9.11%
Nov / 2018
7968.96
3.48%
11.11%
Jan / 2019
16.27
1.94%
14.08%
Dec / 2018
117.81
-2.36%
3.91%
Oct / 2018
844.10
2.73%
4.18%
Dec / 2018
8.62
1.00%
4.14%
Nov / 2018
23.20
3.56%
10.35%
Dec / 2018
1469.20
1.82%
4.28%
Dec / 2018
32.69
0.36%
5.11%
Oct / 2018
1214.70
1.92%
-11.98%
Sep / 2018
61809.30
6.94%
17.56%
Dec / 2018
2170.28
1.79%
5.58%
Jan / 2019
90604.00
0.82%
9.38%
Dec / 2018
86612.42
1.05%
7.44%
Dec / 2018
241187.21
2.59%
4.27%
Nov / 2018
10139.47
4.10%
5.07%
Dec / 2018
82.53
-2.14%
-0.01%
Dec / 2018
18.15
-1.61%
-12.37%
Dec / 2018
1080.30
-1.69%
6.02%
Dec / 2018
1227.66
0.72%
4.36%
Nov / 2018
0.29
-2.81%
3.66%
Dec / 2018
474.15
4.95%
13.10%
Oct / 2018
735.77
2.32%
11.46%
Dec / 2018
5.36
3.00%
10.65%
Dec / 2018
7.25
1.91%
3.61%
Sep / 2018
4.58
2.56%
6.06%
Dec / 2018
85.29
1.51%
8.08%
Dec / 2018
1017.86
2.42%
5.62%
Dec / 2018
11.15
7.59%
22.05%
Dec / 2018
909.00
1.07%
5.22%
Dec / 2018
87.66
-3.72%
-6.92%
Nov / 2018
0.54
2.17%
7.14%
Dec / 2018
96.16
0.51%
3.33%
Oct / 2018
41.60
-16.63%
84.07%
Dec / 2018
108.52
2.44%
9.44%
Nov / 2018
175.31
3.84%
15.99%
Dec / 2018
7454.52
1.83%
14.70%
Dec / 2018
1448.66
0.96%
13.63%
Dec / 2018
60645.00
1.80%
11.79%
Dec / 2018
2136861.16
4.01%
14.34%
Dec / 2018
41.71
1.19%
0.66%
Oct / 2018
426.34
0.62%
6.47%
Dec / 2018
678.63
-2.35%
-8.63%
Oct / 2018
4476.00
2.73%
5.06%
Nov / 2018
367674.90
1.38%
2.01%
Dec / 2018
7789.14
2.88%
-2.90%
Aug / 2018
1869.20
0.91%
3.04%
Dec / 2018
17.24
0.88%
5.42%
Dec / 2018
4.96
-1.68%
-7.50%
Q3 / 2018
2.20
5.28%
11.82%
Dec / 2018
8.61
-2.28%
4.12%
Dec / 2018
27.44
3.93%
13.38%
Q3 / 2018
136.52
-1.25%
4.28%
Dec / 2018
163.27
4.71%
7.90%
Jun / 2018
3553.33
3.73%
14.48%
Dec / 2018
598.25
0.89%
5.28%
Oct / 2018
1481.40
3.32%
-2.35%
Dec / 2018
3.57
0.07%
6.15%
Dec / 2018
220.39
-16.84%
-31.10%
Q3 / 2018
2876.87
0.73%
14.50%
Dec / 2018
25.30
0.94%
0.77%
Oct / 2018
7890.74
1.76%
16.86%
Dec / 2018
1.00
1.45%
7.22%
Dec / 2018
342.86
-0.65%
5.77%
May / 2018
152.08
-5.40%
-12.24%
Nov / 2018
38.76
2.06%
6.78%
Dec / 2018
293.29
-2.96%
-2.90%
Dec / 2016
476.84
1.06%
7.02%
Dec / 2018
236.48
0.90%
4.04%
Jun / 2018
82.79
50.79%
38.42%
Oct / 2018
294.70
-4.38%
-36.45%
Dec / 2018
1233.95
1.82%
6.24%
Dec / 2018
5101.44
8.69%
21.24%
Dec / 2018
3.65
-3.01%
8.03%
Dec / 2018
191.30
2.43%
7.34%
Dec / 2018
6476.67
4.80%
16.11%
Nov / 2018
374.59
2.65%
2.40%
Nov / 2018
70.85
-1.37%
-3.12%
Jan / 2018
1.46
-0.55%
-1.68%
Dec / 2018
110.68
0.83%
6.30%
Dec / 2018
37897.82
1.97%
8.05%
Q2 / 2018
0.76
1.62%
1.12%
Oct / 2018
2237.40
1.68%
-2.03%
Dec / 2018
1081.24
3.91%
7.42%
Nov / 2018
5.34
9.16%
14.06%
Dec / 2018
273.79
1.13%
5.67%
Dec / 2018
18.53
0.11%
3.84%
Dec / 2018
9.18
-1.54%
-2.02%
Dec / 2018
1718.81
0.09%
4.74%
Dec / 2018
1138708.30
1.01%
6.03%
Dec / 2018
443.65
-1.41%
-6.73%
Dec / 2018
2.35
12.60%
11.92%
Dec / 2018
6.36
-5.09%
3.57%
Dec / 2018
2308.66
0.44%
5.51%
Nov / 2018
355.56
1.15%
5.23%
Dec / 2018
11298.96
0.18%
6.51%
Q3 / 2018
11463.96
0.24%
2.98%
Dec / 2018
6634.61
2.42%
6.83%
Oct / 2018
516.90
3.57%
-16.14%
Nov / 2018
19.24
0.76%
2.45%
Dec / 2018
1395.33
-9.76%
10.92%
Dec / 2018
4503.25
2.82%
7.03%
Dec / 2018
11630.16
3.18%
10.30%
Dec / 2018
773.02
-3.51%
0.25%
Dec / 2018
792.70
1.32%
5.45%
Dec / 2018
434.93
0.50%
11.93%
Sep / 2018
26.33
2.45%
1.77%
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