Risk premium on lending reached 3.66 % in 2017 in Papua New Guinea, according to the National Central Bank. This is 4.33 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, risk premium on lending in Papua New Guinea reached an all time high of 8.08 % in 2012 and an all time low of -5.33 % in 2003. When compared to Papua New Guinea's main peers, risk premium on lending in New Zealand amounted to 3.00 % and 3.51 % in Philippines in 2017.
Papua New Guinea has been ranked 32nd within the group of 59 countries we follow in terms of risk premium on lending, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.