Non-performing loans reached 122 BRL bil in 2017 in Brazil, according to the National Central Bank. This is 9.79 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans in Brazil reached an all time high of 136 BRL bil in 2016 and an all time low of 22.5 BRL bil in 2005. When compared to Brazil's main peers, non-performing loans in Bolivia amounted to 2.56 BOB bil and 13.3 PEN bil in Peru in 2017.
Brazil has been ranked 34th within the group of 95 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans, 9 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
A non-performing loan is a loan that is in default or close to being in default.