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Bank lending-deposit interest rate spread , 2017 - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 based on 104 countries was 7.35 interest rate points.The highest value was in Madagascar: 45 interest rate points and the lowest value was in Japan: 0.67 interest rate points. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2017. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: interest rate points; Source: The International Monetary Fund
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Definition: Difference between the lending rate and the deposit rate. The lending rate is the rate charged by banks on loans to the private sector and the deposit interest rate is the rate offered by commercial banks on three-month deposits.
Lending-deposit interest rate spread in the European union
Lending-deposit interest rate spread in Europe
Lending-deposit interest rate spread in Asia
Lending-deposit interest rate spread in Africa
Lending-deposit interest rate spread in North America
Lending-deposit interest rate spread in South America
Lending-deposit interest rate spread in Australia


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