Non-performing loans reached 5.38 USD bil in 2017 in Pakistan, according to the National Central Bank. This is 6.82 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans in Pakistan reached an all time high of 6.75 USD bil in 2011 and an all time low of 2.90 USD bil in 2006. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, non-performing loans in Afghanistan amounted to 0.075 USD bil, 262 USD bil in China and 142 USD bil in India in 2017.
Pakistan has been ranked 21st 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.