Non-performing loans reached 2.37 USD bil in 2017 in Slovakia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.95 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans in Slovakia reached an all time high of 4.45 USD bil in 1998 and an all time low of 0.805 USD bil in 2006. When compared to Slovakia's main peers, non-performing loans in Hungary amounted to 4.76 USD bil and 20.3 USD bil in Poland in 2017.
Slovakia has been ranked 34th within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans, 6 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.