Risk premium on lending reached 7.08 % in 2015 in Bulgaria, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.416 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, risk premium on lending in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 177 % in 1996 and an all time low of 4.92 % in 2002. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, risk premium on lending in Romania amounted to 4.30 % and -0.833 % in Serbia in 2015.
Bulgaria has been ranked 21st within the group of 67 countries we follow in terms of risk premium on lending, 10 places above the position seen 10 years ago.