Non-performing loans reached 55,492 BYR bil in 2017 in Belarus, according to the National Central Bank. This is 7.97 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans in Belarus reached an all time high of 55,492 BYR bil in 2017 and an all time low of 137 BYR bil in 1999. When compared to Belarus's main peers, non-performing loans in Lithuania amounted to 0.776 LTL bil, 70.8 PLN bil in Poland, 5,634 RUB bil in Russia and 595 UAH bil in Ukraine in 2017.
Belarus has been ranked 2nd within the group of 90 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans, 10 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
A non-performing loan is a loan that is in default or close to being in default.