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Share of bad loans in Slovak banking sector falls to 4.69% in December 2013

February 4, 2014

The share of bad loans held by Slovakia's banking sector decreased to 4.69% of total loans at the end of December 2013 from 4.79% a month earlier, according to IntelliNews calculations based on data released by the central bank. On an annual basis, the non-performing loan (NPL) ratio increased by 8bps at the end of December. The total value of bad loans rose by 4.2% y/y to EUR 2.05bn in December after growing 4.79% y/y in November. Compared to the previous month, the value of bad loans decreased by 0.8% in December after falling by 0.5% in November. EUR thousands end-Dec-13 end-Nov-13 end-Dec-12 y/y change m/m change BAD LOANS - TOTAL 2,054,310 2,070,471 1,971,906 4.2% -0.8% Bank overdrafts and revolving credits 336,914 338,103 294,352 14.5% -0.4% Operating loans 51,226 52,159 56,396 -9.2% -1.8% Investment loans 442,282 447,133 438,528 0.9% -1.1% Consumer loans 211,862 206,503 197,179 7.4% 2.6% Mortgage loans 105,095 97,948 106,532 -1.3% 7.3% Building loans 7,271 7,401 7,089 2.6% -1.8% Intermediate loans for house purchase 87,581 86,992 84,002 4.3% 0.7% Other loans for house purchase 479,602 475,351 471,370 1.7% 0.9% Other loans 313,524 340,098 293,714 6.7% -7.8% Credit cards 18,953 18,783 22,744 -16.7% 0.9% Source: National Bank of Slovakia


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Source: IntelliNews - Weekly Reports


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