Non-performing loans reached 3.13 USD bil in 2016 in Kazakhstan, according to the National Central Bank. This is 14.1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans in Kazakhstan reached an all time high of 13.8 USD bil in 2013 and an all time low of 0.213 USD bil in 2002. When compared to Kazakhstan's main peers, non-performing loans in China amounted to 218 USD bil, 0.119 USD bil in Kyrgyzstan and 85.1 USD bil in Russia in 2016.
Kazakhstan has been ranked 36th within the group of 90 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans, 10 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.