Interest Spread fell to 6.91% in Montenegro in 2016

Interest Spread (%)
Banking | Montenegro | May 17, 2019
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Interest spread, which is the difference between interest rate on loans and deposits reached 7.12 % in 2005 in Montenegro, according to the National Central Bank. This is 3.04 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, interest spread, which is the difference between interest rate on loans and deposits in Montenegro reached an all time high of 7.48 % in 2015 and an all time low of 4.54 % in 2006. When compared to Montenegro's main peers, interest spread, which is the difference between interest rate on loans and deposits in Albania amounted to 7.99 %, 6.05 % in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 9.48 % in Croatia and -11.9 % in Serbia in 2005.

Montenegro has been ranked 56th within the group of 150 countries we follow in terms of interest spread, which is the difference between interest rate on loans and deposits.

Interest rate spread is the interest rate charged by banks on loans to prime customers minus the interest rate paid by commercial banks for demand, time, or savings deposits.

Interest Spread (Difference Between Interest Rate on Loans and Deposits) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Albania % 6.57% 5.46% 5.66% 6.74% 7.33%
Bosnia and Herzegovina % 4.64% 4.15% 4.03% 3.98% 3.73%
Croatia % 7.99% 7.60% 7.73% 7.23% 4.79% ...
Greece % 5.99% 3.41% 3.96% 4.96% ... ...
Hungary % 2.83% 2.73% 2.53% 2.67% 1.79%
Italy % 2.36% 2.35% 3.00% 3.26% 2.93% ...
Kosovo % 9.68% 8.52% 8.50% 8.18% 6.54% ...
Macedonia % 3.51% 3.90% 4.04% 4.05% 4.56%
Montenegro % 6.48% 6.30% 6.48% 7.27% 7.48% ...
Romania % 5.83% 5.82% 5.97% 5.45% 4.88%
Serbia % -6.67% -8.05% -9.04% -8.02% -8.61% ... ...
Slovenia % 2.94% 2.71% 3.17% 4.03% 4.00% ...