Risk premium on lending reached 2.67 % in 2017 in Swaziland, according to the National Central Bank. This is 12.5 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, risk premium on lending in Swaziland reached an all time high of 6.66 % in 2002 and an all time low of -0.750 % in 1981. When compared to Swaziland's main peers, risk premium on lending in Lesotho amounted to 5.18 %, 2.59 % in Mozambique and 3.05 % in South Africa in 2017.
Swaziland has been ranked 45th within the group of 59 countries we follow in terms of risk premium on lending, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.