Corporate loans reached 140 USD bil in 2017 in Malaysia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 12.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, corporate loans in Malaysia reached an all time high of 141 USD bil in 2014 and an all time low of 59.7 USD bil in 2005. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, corporate loans in Cambodia amounted to 14.9 USD bil and 165 USD bil in Thailand in 2017.
Malaysia has been ranked 15th within the group of 75 countries we follow in terms of corporate loans, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Corporate loans are loans made to businesses for a specific business purpose.