Risk premium on lending reached 7.68 % in 2017 in Armenia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.02 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, risk premium on lending in Armenia reached an all time high of 74.0 % in 1995 and an all time low of -16.2 % in 1999. When compared to Armenia's main peers, risk premium on lending in Azerbaijan amounted to 2.22 % and 4.19 % in Georgia in 2017.
Armenia has been ranked 15th within the group of 59 countries we follow in terms of risk premium on lending, 6 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.