Non-performing loans reached 5.08 USD bil in 2017 in Bulgaria, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.28 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 6.96 USD bil in 2013 and an all time low of 0.109 USD bil in 2001. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, non-performing loans in Greece amounted to 124 USD bil and 16.8 USD bil in Turkey in 2017.
Bulgaria has been ranked 23rd within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans, 13 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.