Risk premium on lending reached 3.37 % in 2017 in Israel, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.2 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, risk premium on lending in Israel reached an all time high of 606 % in 1984 and an all time low of 2.43 % in 2005. When compared to Israel's main peers, risk premium on lending in Egypt amounted to -1.26 % and 3.65 % in Lebanon in 2017.
Israel has been ranked 37th within the group of 59 countries we follow in terms of risk premium on lending, 28 places above the position seen 10 years ago.