Risk premium on lending reached 4.13 % in 2013 in Malta, according to the National Central Bank. This is 11.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, risk premium on lending in Malta reached an all time high of 4.26 % in 1989 and an all time low of 1.45 % in 2008. When compared to Malta's main peers, risk premium on lending in Greece amounted to 7.09 % and 4.29 % in Italy in 2013.
Malta has been ranked 49th within the group of 75 countries we follow in terms of risk premium on lending, 15 places above the position seen 10 years ago.