Non-performing loans reached 6.02 USD bil in 2017 in Malaysia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 10.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans in Malaysia reached an all time high of 14.2 USD bil in 2006 and an all time low of 5.38 USD bil in 2015. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, non-performing loans in Cambodia amounted to 0.419 USD bil and 13.1 USD bil in Thailand in 2017.
Malaysia has been ranked 20th within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans, 9 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.