Risk premium on lending reached 11.5 % in 2017 in Guyana, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.71 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, risk premium on lending in Guyana reached an all time high of 12.2 % in 2013 and an all time low of 0.698 % in 1994. When compared to Guyana's main peers, risk premium on lending in Brazil amounted to 37.9 % and 7.67 % in Trinidad and Tobago in 2017.
Guyana has been ranked 8th within the group of 59 countries we follow in terms of risk premium on lending, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.