Who Was the Largest Lender Among CEE Savings Banks in 2017?

Top Banks by Customer Loans (EUR mil)
Banking | February 25, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 12 banks among CEE Savings Banks in 2017, Sberbank was the largest lender, followed by Erste Group Bank and PKO BP.

Sberbank loans reached EUR 277,786 mil, up 14.7% compared to the previous year. Historically, the bank’s loans reached an all time high of EUR 306,605 mil in 2014 and an all time low of EUR 16,877 mil in 2001.

Comparing Sberbank with its closest peers, Erste Group Bank customer loans amounted to EUR 139,532 mil, PKO BP operated with EUR 47,877 mil loans and Erste Savings Banks had a loan portfolio of EUR 41,096 mil.

You can see all the banks loans on the Customer Loans indicator page or you can download a report on the CEE Savings Banks banks in the reports section.

Customer Loans Unit 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Erste Group Bank EUR mil 124,284 119,869 120,834 125,897 130,654
OTP Group HUF mil 7,618,370 7,480,840 6,993,330 6,423,590 6,680,500
PKO BP PLN mil 143,483 149,623 179,497 190,414 200,606
Ceska Sporitelna CZK mil 470,859 489,194 500,039 532,524 577,453
Zagrebacka Banka HRK mil 78,729 81,065 81,087 84,340 80,746 ...
Slovenska Sporitelna EUR mil 6,786 7,161 8,086 9,365 10,251 ...
DSK Bank BGN mil 6,508 6,191 6,229 6,230 6,364 ...
Banca Commerciala Romana RON mil 44,862 38,002 32,566 32,451 32,291 ...
Sberbank RUB bil 10,499 12,934 17,757 18,728 17,361
CEC Bank RON mil ... 10,824 10,960 11,928 13,415 14,591 ... ...
OTP Bank Hungary HUF mil 2,807,560 3,134,510 2,753,420 2,394,360 2,610,280
Erste Savings Banks EUR mil 37,687 38,000 38,000 38,045 39,461 ...