Non-performing loans reached 262 USD bil in 2017 in China, according to the National Central Bank. This is 20.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans in China reached an all time high of 262 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 65.8 USD bil in 2010. When compared to China's main peers, non-performing loans in India amounted to 142 USD bil, 97.8 USD bil in Russia and 116 USD bil in USA in 2017.
China has been ranked 2nd within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans, 1 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.