Non-performing loans reached 24.4 MYR bil in 2017 in Malaysia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.169 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans in Malaysia reached an all time high of 52.2 MYR bil in 2005 and an all time low of 22.0 MYR bil in 2014. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, non-performing loans in Cambodia amounted to 1,678 KHR bil, 426 THB bil in Thailand and 128,790 VND bil in Vietnam in 2017.
Malaysia has been ranked 57th within the group of 95 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans, 33 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.