Risk premium on lending reached 6.07 % in 2016 in France, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.92 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, risk premium on lending in France reached an all time high of 6.81 % in 2009 and an all time low of -1.10 % in 1982. When compared to France's main peers, risk premium on lending in Belgium amounted to 10.1 %, 3.66 % in Italy and 4.36 % in Spain in 2016.
France has been ranked 25th within the group of 66 countries we follow in terms of risk premium on lending, 36 places above the position seen 10 years ago.