UniCredit Tiriac Bank's non-performing loans reached 9.45% of total loans at the end of 2017, down from 12.9% when compared to the previous year. Historically, the NPL ratio hit an all time high of 17.7% in 2013 and an all time low of 0.245% in 2007.
Provision coverage amounted to 69.3% at the end of 2017, up from 47.8% compared to a year earlier.
The bank created loan loss provisions worth of 1.92% of average loans in 2017. That's compared to 2.84% of loans the bank put aside to its cost on average in the last five years.
When compared to bank's main peers, Banca Commerciala Romana operated at the end of 2017 with NPL ratio of 9.38% and provision coverage of 80.3%, BRD Groupe Societe Generale with 8.13% and 95.0% respectively and Raiffeisen Bank Romania had 6.50% of bad loans covered with 57.6% by provisions at the end of 2017.