Risk premium on lending reached 6.49 % in 1993 in Portugal, according to the National Central Bank. This is 48 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, risk premium on lending in Portugal reached an all time high of 11.2 % in 1990 and an all time low of 2.28 % in 1999. When compared to Portugal's main peers, risk premium on lending in France amounted to 0.474 %, 0.872 % in Ireland and 2.25 % in Spain in 1993.
Portugal has been ranked 15th within the group of 58 countries we follow in terms of risk premium on lending, 12 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.