CIB Bank's non-performing loans reached 10.8% of total loans at the end of 2017, down from 24.7% when compared to the previous year. Historically, the NPL ratio hit an all time high of 37.3% in 2013 and an all time low of 6.07% in 2008.
Provision coverage amounted to 70.8% at the end of 2017, up from 61.9% compared to a year earlier.
The bank created loan loss provisions worth of -2.27% of average loans in 2017. That's compared to 4.23% of loans the bank put aside to its cost on average in the last five years.
When compared to bank's main peers, OTP Group operated at the end of 2017 with NPL ratio of 9.20% and provision coverage of 99.3%, K&H Bank with 5.17% and 47.3% respectively and MKB Bank had 6.10% of bad loans covered with 72.1% by provisions at the end of 2017.