The overdue loans to companies and households amounted to over RON 13.6 billion at end-February, their value decreasing by 35.7 percent in year-on-year comparison, National Bank of Romania (BNR) data reveal.
Of this amount, more than RON 6 billion representing debts in national currency, down 33.4 percent, and about RON 7.55 billion debts in foreign currency, down 37.5 percent.
Out of the total arrears, about RON 4.98 billion were registered in Bucharest.
Total loans exceeded RON 222.5 billion at the end of February, up by 2.11 percent than the value recorded at the end of the same month of 2016. The loans in national currency amounted to RON 127.1 billion.
Regarding the households loans of over RON 113.1 billion, those for consumption totaled more than RON 51.4 billion, housing loans exceeded RON 59 billion and loans for other purposes – over RON 1.27 billion.
The number of individuals registered at the Credit Office with debts of more than 30 days from banks and NFIs increased by 13,029 to 648,873 in January, compared to December, being the third consecutive month of growth, central bank also shows.
The total amount of overdue loans from off‐balance‐sheet exceeded RON 1.5 billion and RON 1.97 billion – at collecting.