Non-performing loans less provisions reached -0.040 SVC bil in 2016 in El Salvador, according to the National Central Bank. This is 12.1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans less provisions in El Salvador reached an all time high of -0.036 SVC bil in 2011 and an all time low of -0.054 SVC bil in 2013. When compared to El Salvador's main peers, non-performing loans less provisions in Costa Rica amounted to -150 CRC bil, 1.36 GTQ bil in Guatemala, -1.56 HNL bil in Honduras and -1.89 NIO bil in Nicaragua in 2016.
El Salvador has been ranked 87th within the group of 103 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans less provisions.
Loan loss provisions (also known as "valuation allowance" and "valuation reserve") are an expense creditors budget as an allowance for bad loans.