Interest Spread fell to 7.34% in Belize in 2017

Interest Spread (%)
Banking | Belize | May 17, 2019
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Interest spread, which is the difference between interest rate on loans and deposits reached -0.275 % in 1982 in Belize, according to the National Central Bank. This is 108 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, interest spread, which is the difference between interest rate on loans and deposits in Belize reached an all time high of 9.10 % in 2001 and an all time low of -0.275 % in 1982. When compared to Belize's main peers, interest spread, which is the difference between interest rate on loans and deposits in Guatemala amounted to 2.50 % and 5.90 % in Honduras in 1982.

Belize has been ranked 84th within the group of 85 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
Belize % 6.92% 8.03% 7.98% 7.92% 7.72%
Canada % 2.53% 2.52% 2.45% 2.45% 2.70%
China % 3.06% 3.00% 3.00% 2.85% 2.85%
El Salvador % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Guatemala % 8.19% 8.19% 8.15% 8.30% 7.76%
Honduras % 10.4% 9.52% 8.43% 9.79% 11.0%
Japan % 1.04% 0.930% 0.762% 0.804% 0.737%
Mexico % 3.96% 3.65% 2.92% 2.71% 2.83%
Nicaragua % 8.69% 11.0% 14.0% 12.5% 11.0%
USA % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...