Corporate loans reached 1,023 USD bil in 2017 in Germany, according to the National Central Bank. This is 18.8 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, corporate loans in Germany reached an all time high of 1,162 USD bil in 2008 and an all time low of 861 USD bil in 2005. When compared to Germany's main peers, corporate loans in Austria amounted to 170 USD bil, 163 USD bil in Belgium, 1,156 USD bil in France and 105 USD bil in Poland in 2017.
Germany has been ranked 3rd within the group of 75 countries we follow in terms of corporate loans, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Corporate loans are loans made to businesses for a specific business purpose.