The volume of the new loans granted to the Romanian population and companies based in Romania during the first four moths of 2020, so during the coronavirus pandemic, represents 8.5% of the balance of the non-governmental credit related to June 2020.
More precisely, banks in Romania have granted new loans to citizens and companies worth over RON 23.1 billion during March-June this year.
During the state of emergency the population has accessed new loans worth RON 9.8 billion, with a share of 42.5%. Citizens have mainly accessed loans in RON, the Romanian currency (96%), thus removing the exchange rate risk
As for the companies, they have accessed during this period loans worth RON 13.30 billion, which means 57.5% of the total of new loans in the non-governmental sector.