Risk premium on lending reached 14.6 % in 2010 in Laos, according to the National Central Bank. This is 4.02 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, risk premium on lending in Laos reached an all time high of 15.3 % in 2009 and an all time low of 2.00 % in 1999. When compared to Laos's main peers, risk premium on lending in Thailand amounted to 2.89 % and 1.99 % in Vietnam in 2010.
Laos has been ranked 7th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of risk premium on lending, 53 places above the position seen 10 years ago.