NPLs to Bank Loans rose to 11.2% in Albania in first quarter of 2019

NPLs to Bank Loans (%)
Banking | Albania | June 16, 2019
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Non-performing loans as a share of bank loans reached 11.2 % in first quarter of 2019 in Albania, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.49 % more than in the previous quarter.

Historically, non-performing loans as a share of bank loans in Albania reached an all time high of 24.6 % in third quarter of 2014 and an all time low of 10.9 % in fourth quarter of 2018.

Albania has been ranked 2nd within the group of 4 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans as a share of bank loans.

A non-performing loan is a loan that is in default or close to being in default.

Non-Performing Loans (As % of Total Loans) Unit Mar 2017 Jun 2017 Sep 2017 Dec 2017 Mar 2018 Jun 2018 Sep 2018 Dec 2018 Mar 2019
Albania % 14.6% 13.1% 13.3% 13.1% 12.7%
Bosnia and Herzegovina % 10.8% 10.0% 9.66% 9.31% 9.39% ...
Bulgaria % 11.7% 10.4% 9.56% 9.29% ... ... ...
Croatia % 12.3% 11.2% 11.3% ... ... ... ...
Greece % 47.2% 45.6% 46.0% ... ... ... ...
Kosovo % 3.63% 3.09% 2.91% 2.77% ... ... ...
Macedonia % 6.33% 6.10% 4.94% ... ... ... ...
Montenegro % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Serbia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Turkey % 2.98% 2.90% 2.84% 2.96% 3.12% ...