Corporate loans reached 255 CHF bil in 2016 in Switzerland, according to the National Central Bank. This is 4.25 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, corporate loans in Switzerland reached an all time high of 255 CHF bil in 2016 and an all time low of 153 CHF bil in 2005. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, corporate loans in Austria amounted to 135 EUR bil, 912 EUR bil in France, 816 EUR bil in Germany and 636 EUR bil in Italy in 2016.
Switzerland has been ranked 58th within the group of 101 countries we follow in terms of corporate loans, 29 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Corporate loans are loans made to businesses for a specific business purpose.