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.

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value
Change
three months
Change
twelve months
Jun / 2018
320.86
-1.68%
-3.90%
Jun / 2018
3157.59
7.77%
16.44%
Mar / 2018
0.61
-2.46%
-5.30%
Jun / 2018
987.00
20.39%
53.72%
Jun / 2018
1514.24
5.33%
21.88%
Jun / 2018
1.33
0.72%
4.96%
Jun / 2018
853.35
1.13%
3.12%
Q1 / 2018
145.06
2.25%
7.87%
Jun / 2018
5.16
4.32%
-2.99%
Apr / 2018
4.78
2.95%
12.66%
May / 2018
7546.10
3.59%
15.90%
Jul / 2018
14.90
-1.07%
9.53%
Jun / 2018
120.89
4.70%
11.64%
Dec / 2017
832.50
-0.98%
-3.49%
Jun / 2018
8.57
0.64%
5.06%
May / 2018
21.66
3.12%
2.93%
Jun / 2018
1436.23
1.57%
-1.17%
Jun / 2018
32.05
1.89%
2.46%
Dec / 2017
1409.50
9.07%
12.44%
Apr / 2018
56352.30
4.02%
16.46%
Jun / 2018
2132.68
1.86%
8.38%
Jul / 2018
87234.76
2.71%
7.83%
Jun / 2018
83917.71
2.51%
8.64%
Jun / 2018
236615.88
0.68%
2.06%
Jun / 2018
9710.38
0.78%
2.03%
Jun / 2018
85.04
2.21%
-0.63%
Jun / 2018
19.52
1.48%
-9.44%
Jun / 2018
1064.99
3.41%
3.14%
Jun / 2018
1212.71
1.47%
4.68%
Mar / 2018
0.28
1.18%
2.47%
Jun / 2018
436.64
2.22%
13.63%
Mar / 2018
686.07
3.27%
10.03%
Jun / 2018
5.05
2.40%
6.97%
Jun / 2018
7.09
-0.07%
-4.70%
Mar / 2018
4.45
0.78%
6.39%
Jun / 2018
83.11
2.66%
6.42%
Jun / 2018
985.90
1.23%
4.04%
Jun / 2018
9.27
2.93%
18.58%
Jun / 2018
886.70
1.73%
5.28%
Jun / 2018
92.33
-0.78%
-4.93%
Mar / 2018
0.51
1.82%
4.56%
Jun / 2018
94.25
0.77%
4.47%
Dec / 2017
25.00
29.53%
25.00%
Jun / 2018
106.60
3.97%
7.37%
May / 2018
162.10
4.90%
15.10%
Jun / 2018
7040.46
5.98%
14.38%
Jun / 2018
1375.25
5.19%
12.75%
Jun / 2018
56990.00
-1.40%
8.89%
Jun / 2018
2007579.67
5.36%
10.78%
Jun / 2018
40.73
-1.17%
-0.80%
Apr / 2018
418.38
1.60%
5.30%
Jun / 2018
703.47
-3.87%
-5.53%
Dec / 2017
4558.60
12.22%
15.72%
Jun / 2018
393484.90
0.29%
3.85%
Jun / 2018
7997.31
0.07%
-5.80%
Apr / 2018
1832.80
-0.65%
2.82%
Jun / 2018
17.09
3.74%
2.15%
Jun / 2018
5.28
-1.90%
-7.88%
Q1 / 2018
1.99
0.31%
-5.38%
Jun / 2018
8.99
6.58%
7.33%
Jun / 2018
25.75
3.77%
12.45%
Q2 / 2018
139.22
2.39%
8.56%
Jul / 2018
153.54
1.75%
2.78%
Mar / 2018
3425.56
0.64%
11.96%
Jun / 2018
584.59
1.26%
4.78%
Dec / 2017
1518.60
-1.93%
4.70%
Jun / 2018
3.52
2.81%
5.36%
Jun / 2018
264.18
-15.41%
-13.54%
Q1 / 2018
2685.09
0.74%
13.29%
Jul / 2018
24.36
0.57%
-7.92%
Jun / 2018
7695.45
10.78%
14.85%
Jun / 2018
1.02
4.10%
9.93%
May / 2018
336.96
0.47%
0.04%
May / 2018
152.08
-5.40%
-12.24%
Jun / 2018
37.25
0.74%
3.81%
Jun / 2018
296.84
-2.27%
-2.20%
Dec / 2016
476.84
1.06%
7.02%
Jun / 2018
232.87
1.73%
4.51%
Jun / 2018
82.79
50.79%
38.42%
Dec / 2017
463.70
-1.24%
17.54%
Apr / 2018
1200.28
3.11%
5.66%
Jul / 2018
4642.44
4.47%
19.14%
Jun / 2018
3.63
4.82%
20.56%
Jun / 2018
180.83
2.11%
6.68%
Jun / 2018
6087.11
4.04%
19.02%
Dec / 2017
365.83
-0.39%
5.27%
May / 2018
72.71
-1.27%
-3.18%
Jan / 2018
1.46
-0.55%
-1.68%
Jun / 2018
107.56
2.06%
3.17%
Jun / 2018
36395.79
2.56%
3.31%
Q4 / 2017
0.73
-0.14%
-9.27%
Dec / 2017
2317.50
8.57%
15.76%
Jul / 2018
1020.48
1.60%
1.35%
May / 2018
4.72
-0.82%
14.91%
Jun / 2018
270.62
2.59%
4.67%
Jun / 2018
18.30
1.80%
3.46%
May / 2018
9.26
-1.10%
-1.44%
Jun / 2018
1686.16
0.48%
5.79%
Jun / 2018
1113655.70
2.83%
6.40%
Jun / 2018
458.60
-0.40%
-4.92%
Jun / 2018
2.14
1.43%
1.81%
Jun / 2018
6.43
8.98%
8.61%
Jun / 2018
2284.86
2.73%
5.95%
Jun / 2018
349.36
1.65%
4.22%
Jun / 2018
11081.78
3.57%
7.01%
Q1 / 2018
10864.79
2.79%
-7.84%
Jun / 2018
6436.56
2.37%
6.34%
Dec / 2017
642.80
5.24%
-1.24%
May / 2018
19.05
-2.00%
1.85%
Jun / 2018
1409.84
7.47%
20.30%
Jul / 2018
4368.99
1.08%
5.28%
May / 2018
10635.61
3.01%
6.59%
Jun / 2018
751.92
-0.91%
6.91%
Jun / 2018
780.10
2.08%
7.16%
Jun / 2018
430.67
9.67%
9.49%
May / 2018
26.74
4.55%
0.18%
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