Non-performing loans reached 11.4 USD bil in 2012 in Romania, according to the National Central Bank. This is 20.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans in Romania reached an all time high of 11.4 USD bil in 2012 and an all time low of 0.054 USD bil in 2002. When compared to Romania's main peers, non-performing loans in Bulgaria amounted to 6.49 USD bil, 11.8 USD bil in Hungary, 0.419 USD bil in Moldova and 21.0 USD bil in Ukraine in 2012.
Romania has been ranked 22nd within the group of 92 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans, 2 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.