Interest Spread rose to 3.08% in Kuwait in 2017

Interest Spread (%)
Banking | Kuwait | May 17, 2019
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Interest spread, which is the difference between interest rate on loans and deposits reached 1.19 % in 1990 in Kuwait, according to the National Central Bank. This is 8.74 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, interest spread, which is the difference between interest rate on loans and deposits in Kuwait reached an all time high of 4.03 % in 2005 and an all time low of 0.072 % in 1981.

Kuwait has been ranked 97th within the group of 104 countries we follow in terms of interest spread, which is the difference between interest rate on loans and deposits, 29 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

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
Bahrain % 5.77% 4.95% 4.88% 4.89% 4.17% ... ...
Iran % -0.162% -3.81% -3.76% -2.94% -2.09% ...
Iraq % 8.22% 7.99% 7.83% 7.45% 7.44% ...
Jordan % 5.32% 5.01% 4.16% 4.47% 4.98%
Kuwait % 3.03% 2.94% 2.54% 2.24% 2.40%
Pakistan % 6.19% 5.54% 4.81% 4.47% 4.18%
Qatar % 3.74% 3.71% 3.69% 3.61% 2.82%
Saudi Arabia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Syria % 3.33% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Turkmenistan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
United Arab Emirates % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Yemen % 5.00% 5.00% 6.83% ... ... ... ...