Non-performing loans reached 33.4 NPR bil in 2017 in Nepal, according to the National Central Bank. This is 21.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans in Nepal reached an all time high of 33.4 NPR bil in 2017 and an all time low of 27.4 NPR bil in 2016. When compared to Nepal's main peers, non-performing loans in Bhutan amounted to 7.10 BTN bil, 1,706 CNY bil in China and 9,058 INR bil in India in 2017.
Nepal has been ranked 48th within the group of 90 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans.
A non-performing loan is a loan that is in default or close to being in default.