Non-performing loans less provisions reached -1.89 NIO bil in 2016 in Nicaragua, according to the National Central Bank. This is 17.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans less provisions in Nicaragua reached an all time high of -0.114 NIO bil in 2013 and an all time low of -1.89 NIO bil in 2016. When compared to Nicaragua's main peers, non-performing loans less provisions in Costa Rica amounted to -150 CRC bil, -0.040 SVC bil in El Salvador, -1.56 HNL bil in Honduras and -53.1 MXN bil in Mexico in 2016.
Nicaragua has been ranked 91st 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.