Retail loans reached 19.6 BGN bil in 2017 in Bulgaria, according to the National Central Bank. This is 6.05 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, retail loans in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 19.6 BGN bil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.004 BGN bil in 1996. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, retail loans in Greece amounted to 101 EUR bil, 122 RON bil in Romania, 904 RSD bil in Serbia and 471 TRY bil in Turkey in 2017.
Bulgaria has been ranked 34th within the group of 40 countries we follow in terms of retail loans, 25 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
A retail loan is a loan provided by a bank to a physical person.