Corporate loans reached 163 USD bil in 2017 in Belgium, according to the National Central Bank. This is 15.2 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, corporate loans in Belgium reached an all time high of 163 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 78.4 USD bil in 2001. When compared to Belgium's main peers, corporate loans in France amounted to 1,156 USD bil and 1,023 USD bil in Germany in 2017.
Belgium has been ranked 14th within the group of 75 countries we follow in terms of corporate loans, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Corporate loans are loans made to businesses for a specific business purpose.